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Yearly Divorce Archives: 2016

A look at Le Pacte civil de solidarit

A look at Le Pacte civil de solidarité

In England and Wales, current law requires couples to provide fault based reasoning in order to obtain a divorce. The introduction of no-fault divorce is a... Read More

Multimillionaire takes case for special contribution to the Court of Appeal

Multimillionaire takes case for special contribution to the Court of Appeal

The case of Gray v Work EWHC 834 (Fam), heard in the High Court last March, is a stark reminder that it is exceptionally difficult to argue that an... Read More

US actress Sofia Vergara sued by own embryos

US actress Sofia Vergara sued by own embryos

The ongoing battle over Sofia Vergara and Nick Loeb’s embryos took a dramatic turn last Tuesday when Mr Loeb filed a right-to-live lawsuit on behalf of the... Read More

Millionaires ex returns for a larger share 11 years after divorce

Millionaire’s ex returns for a larger share 11 years after divorce

Glen and Nicola Briers divorced in 2002 when Mr Briers’ fashion company, Lydonford Ltd, had an annual turnover of £1 million. Now, 11 years on, the company... Read More

Does love Trump politics Brexit, the US election and divorce

Does love Trump politics? Brexit, the US election and divorce

In July, a despairing Remainer wrote to The Guardian agony aunt Mariella Frostrup regarding the ruinous effect of the EU referendum on her relationship. The... Read More

Fashion victim Trinny Woodall chased by her late ex-husbands debt

Fashion victim: Trinny Woodall chased by her late ex-husband’s debt

Trinny Woodall, the star of the early 2000s BBC programme What Not to Wear, is being pursued beyond the grave by her ex-husband’s financial troubles.... Read More

Brad Pitt challenges Angelina Jolies child custody demands

Brad Pitt challenges Angelina Jolie’s child custody demands

This weekend it was revealed that Brad Pitt has applied for joint physical and legal custody of his six children. This request was included in Mr Pitt’s... Read More

Islamic porch-step divorce ruled bogus by Australian court

Islamic porch-step divorce ruled bogus by Australian court

The Sydney Family Court has ruled against an Islamic divorce made on a front porch which awarded the wife only 10 percent of the husband’s $1 million in... Read More

Matrimonial mansion must be split by brick wall following owners' divorce, court rules

Matrimonial mansion must be split by brick wall following owners' divorce, court rules

A Russian divorce court appears to have take the notion of 50/50 division of assets on divorce rather literally - ordering a wealthy couple to build a brick... Read More

Vardags client secures Englands largest ever Part III award

Vardags' client secures England's largest ever Part III award

On 12 October 2016 Nicholas Cusworth QC, sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge, awarded a wife over £63 million, in what is thought to be the largest lump sum... Read More