Monthly Divorce Archives: December 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

Redstone gave tens of millions to women he bedded, ex-girlfriend claims in court documents

Redstone gave “tens of millions” to women he bedded, ex-girlfriend claims in court documents

  In the latest development of the Sumner Redstone elder abuse lawsuit, the media mogul’s ex-girlfriend, Sydney Holland, has claimed that... 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

High court judge rules in favour of husband who hid millions

High court judge rules in favour of husband who hid millions

Six years after finalising the divorce settlement, a wife has returned to court following the discovery that her husband had failed to disclose millions... Read More

Mediation: mandatory or mediocre?

Mediation: mandatory or mediocre?

Since the changes to legislation in April 2014, divorcing couples have been required to attend a Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting (MIAM) before... Read More