Monthly Divorce Archives: August 2015

Who really initiates divorce, and why?

Who really initiates divorce, and why?

We’re often told that women are more frequently the ones who petition for divorce. There seems to be little arguing with that in the UK –... Read More

The Barder principle and its uses in family law

The Barder principle and its uses in family law

The Barder principle allows a family law court to exercise its discretion to grant leave to appeal out of time, if certain conditions are... Read More

Could the days of the triple talaq be numbered?

Could the days of the triple talaq be numbered?

A survey spanning ten states in India has revealed that a staggering 92 percent of women across the country want the triple talaq – an Islamic oral... Read More

When family law overlaps with professional regulation

When family law overlaps with professional regulation

Medical professionals approaching Vardags for advice on their relationships are often concerned to know what, if any, impact divorce proceedings will have on... Read More

Pope Francis inclusive of divorcees

Pope Francis inclusive of divorcees

Pope Francis has now indicated that the Roman Catholic Church should soften its stance on divorcees and remarried Catholics. According to reports in the... Read More

Divorce in India on the risebut on what grounds?

Divorce in India on the rise…but on what grounds?

India traditionally has a very low divorce rate, though according to a recent BBC News article, this is changing, with divorces becoming more frequent. A... Read More

Greece signed up to Rome III regulation on divorce law

Greece signed up to Rome III regulation on divorce law

Greece has officially become a signatory to the Rome III regulation on divorce law. Greece signed up to the regulation – officially called the Council... Read More

Kermit and Miss Piggy announce split

Kermit and Miss Piggy announce split

Devastating news for Muppet fans everywhere: Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy have announced that they have ended their relationship. In keeping with... Read More

When is adultery not adultery?

When is adultery not adultery?

BBC Radio 4 tackled the issue of adultery and divorce on its iPM programme this weekend. Presenting a case study from a listener who had discovered, to her... Read More