Monthly Divorce Archives: January 2016

Heterosexual civil partnership couple lose in High Court

Heterosexual civil partnership couple lose in High Court

The couple behind the push for heterosexual civil partnerships have been dealt a blow by losing their challenge to the law in the High... Read More

Parties, cake and gift lists: The strange progress of the divorce industry

Parties, cake and gift lists: The strange progress of the divorce industry

The divorce is finalized, the ink is drying, and the boxes are packed. What to do next – a quiet weekend away with friends to take your mind off it?... Read More

Is for the sake of the children reason enough to stay married?

Is “for the sake of the children” reason enough to stay married?

Children of divorced parents are no more susceptible to mental health issues than children whose parents stay married, concluded researchers from Stockholm... Read More

No-fault divorce bill delayed

No-fault divorce bill delayed

MP Richard Bacon’s private members bill, which seeks to amend the 1973 Matrimonial Causes Act to allow an extra ground for legal separation, had its... Read More

Saudi Billionaire argues 'diplomatic immunity' in divorce

Saudi Billionaire argues 'diplomatic immunity' in divorce

Walid Juffali, a Saudi oil tycoon, has argued in court that his diplomatic immunity should protect him from being involved in divorce proceedings in... Read More

Records emerge showing that actor Bruce Seton remarried one hour after divorce

Records emerge showing that actor Bruce Seton remarried one hour after divorce

Scottish actor Bruce Seton wasted no time in getting remarried after his first marriage was officially dissolved. Seton, star of such films as... Read More

Sir Paul Coleridge: Celebrity divorce rate double that of lesser mortals

Sir Paul Coleridge: Celebrity divorce rate double that of “lesser mortals”

Celebrity couples are twice as likely to see their marriages end in divorce as their non-famous counterparts, new research from the Marriage Foundation... Read More

Madonna and Guy Ritchie embroiled in custody battle

Madonna and Guy Ritchie embroiled in custody battle

Celebrity custody battles only become more complicated when there is an international element involved. Over the holidays, Rocco Ritchie was ordered by a court... Read More

'Gossip Girl' star Kelly Rutherfords international custody battle

'Gossip Girl' star Kelly Rutherford’s international custody battle

Here we look at the final decision in Gossip Girl star Kelly Rutherford’s years-long struggle with her ex-husband Daniel Giersch over their children Hermes... Read More

Couple remarry two decades after divorce

Couple remarry two decades after divorce

At a time of year when the press is full to the brim with stories of divorce, it makes a change when tales like this turn up. Aberdeen couple Roz and Ian Ellis... Read More