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Divorce Archive - August 2016

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Jhene Aiko files for divorce

Singer Jhene Aiko filed for divorce from music producer husband Oladipo Omishore, professionally known as 'Dot da Genius' earlier this month, a move that comes as a surprise to many who apparently believed their marriage to be a rumour. Despite photographic evidence and social media posts confirming the marriage, entertainment news... Read More

Husband seeks deviation from sharing principle, claims wealth is pre-marital

In the case of MCJ v MAJ EWHC 1672 (Fam), a husband sought to deviate from the sharing principle on the basis that his wealth had accrued before the marriage and that the wife should be left with just her needs met. The husband and wife married in 2000. At the time of their marriage the husband was aged 68 and the wife was aged 47. This was... Read More

A modern approach to splitting up

The end of the summer is always peak time for breakups. And now, more than ever, couples are looking for fast and amicable ways to get divorced. Couples can often fall at the first hurdle. In many cases there is no one party at fault but in England and Wales there are only five ways to get divorced and three of those involve having lived apart for... Read More

Johnny Depp v Amber Heard: how society's mistrust of women plays out in family courts

When we first reported on Amber Heard’s split from Johnny Depp in May, it was very similar to a great number of celebrity divorces. By the time they reached a settlement last week, things were very different. The split has been called one of the most public divorces in recent times, and details of Depp’s alleged abuse of Heard... Read More

The impact of divorce on children and how to mitigate it

A recent opinion piece published in The Guardian suggested that there has been no change to the psychological toll of divorce on children since the turn of the last century. This would seem to tie in with conventional wisdom, which tells that that divorce is bad for children. People “just know” that kids of divorced parents tend to... Read More

Johnny Depp & Amber Heard reach divorce settlement

Johnny Depp, who is reportedly worth $200 million, and Amber reached a divorce settlement yesterday. The breakdown of their marriage has been one of the most public divorces in recent times but it appears Depp and Heard’s lawyers have managed to thrash out a settlement. Depp and Heard were married for just 15 months when Heard... Read More

“Silver splitters ” are causing family inheritance disputes

Divorces in the over 60s – the so called “silver splitters” – are said to be the cause of a significant number of disputes amongst families when it comes to who inherits their parents’ assets. The Office for National Statistics’ latest figures show that the fastest growing group of divorces is those aged 60 and over, with an increase... Read More

Tennis star Chris Evert says menopause influenced her divorce

Chris Evert, former world number one tennis player, has opened up about her 2006 divorce from Olympic skier Andy Mill, saying her menopause played a part in their separation. “You know, Andy and I are still a family without living together,” she said, “I think that’s the best way to put it. We had a rough couple of... Read More

Mary J Blige files for divorce from her manager Martin ‘Kendu’ Isaacs

Mary J Blige has announced her intention to divorce her husband and manager Martin ‘Kendu’ Isaacs, citing irreconcilable differences. The pair married 12 years ago after meeting in 2000 while Isaacs was producing a song for Queen Latifah which featured Blige. They married three years later and have had no children, though Isaacs... Read More

Amy Poehler and Will Arnett finalise divorce

Amy Poehler and Will Arnett's divorce has been finalised by a judge nearly four years after the comedians separated. The pair married in August 2003 and separated in September 2012 after nine years of marriage and the birth of two sons. They remained separated for a year and a half without any legal involvement until April 2014 when Arnett filed... Read More
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