Monthly Divorce Archives: September 2015

South African divorce law: 'substantial misconduct'

South African divorce law: 'substantial misconduct'

A divorced wife in Pretoria, South Africa is appealing a magistrate’s ruling that she must forfeit part of her claim on matrimonial assets as... Read More

Hiding possessions during a break-up

Hiding possessions during a break-up

We always say that it’s important to see the big picture when going through a divorce, and not to fight over petty things. But self-storage... Read More

Pope Francis announces annulment reforms

Pope Francis announces annulment reforms

Only a few weeks after the leader of the Catholic Church announced a more welcoming approach to Catholic divorcees, he’s now gone a step further. Pope... Read More

Women divorced by Triple Talaq over WhatsApp

Women divorced by Triple Talaq over WhatsApp

Not long after it emerged that 92% of women in India wanted to see an end to the ‘triple talaq’ method of Muslim divorce, a Muslim man living in... Read More

How unreasonable is unreasonable behaviour?

How unreasonable is unreasonable behaviour?

It is a common misconception that matters such as unreasonable behaviour and adultery constitute ‘grounds’ for divorce under English law. This is, subtly,... Read More

Michael Rosenfeld on 'How couples meet and stay together'

Michael Rosenfeld on 'How couples meet and stay together'

Last week I wrote about the newly-published findings of a study entitled 'How couples meet and stay together'. It found that while women... Read More

Valuing a business during a divorce

Valuing a business during a divorce

There are several methods to valuing a business accepted by the court. The method chosen seems to depend on the type of business being valued. Indeed, there... Read More