Locations we serve
Locations we serve
Locations we serve
Other Services
020 7404 9390
Available 24 hours

Divorce Archive - 2016 - Page 3

Found 195 matches. Showing page 3 of 20.

Denying sex is grounds for divorce says Delhi High Court

Denying sex to husband for a long time without any justification amounts to mental cruelty and is a ground for divorce, Delhi High Court said on Wednesday. The court announced its verdict on a petition by a man seeking a divorce whose wife had not permitted him sexual relations in four and a half years. The high court granted him a decree of... Read More

Britain’s biggest divorce? Owner of The Ivy ends 40-year marriage

The marriage of restaurant tycoon Richard Caring, who owns a string of London restaurants including The Ivy, Le Caprice and Sexy Fish, is said to be over. It has been reported that he has moved out of the North London home he shares with his wife, and former model, Jacqui Caring. The couple met in the 1970s at a fashion show Jacqui was modelling... Read More

Literary legal advice: Karenin v Karenina

Divorce has been a useful motif for countless authors, allowing them to examine not only the intricacies of difficult relationships, but also the social and legal ramifications. Nineteenth century authors in particular used divorce to highlight the plight of women who were trapped by social conventions which repudiated divorce and legal... Read More

Cheaper weddings lower the risk of divorce, study finds

You may wish to call and cancel that life-sized ice statue of yourself and your fiancée—a study from Emory University found that people who have expensive weddings are more likely to get divorced. The study, aptly titled, “‘A Diamond is Forever’ and Other Fairy Tales,” surveyed over 3,000 married persons... Read More

House of Commons reviews no-fault divorce

The House of Commons Library has published a research briefing paper which considers the current basis for divorce and arguments for and against the introduction of no-fault divorce in England & Wales. At present, the only ground for divorce is that the marriage has ‘irretrievably broken down’. The court cannot hold that the... Read More

Judge sets aside financial order made 20 years after divorce

In the recently reported case Waudby v Aldhouse EWFC B63, HHJ Rogers has set aside an order for financial relief made twenty years after the parties divorced. At trial, Deputy District Judge Shedden made an order in favour of the applicant wife which incorporated a lump sum of £10,000 and a joint lives periodical payments order of... Read More

Four reasons why silver splitters are on the rise

Forget any stereotypes about hasty millenials- adults over sixty have the fastest growing divorce rates. According to the Office for National Statistics, so called ‘grey divorces’ have increased by a whopping 75% in the past twenty years. So why can’t grandma and grandpa make it work? Here are four reasons why older adults... Read More

Courting publicity: managing PR and privacy in high profile divorces

The divorce of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie has been a news sensation. The collapse of one of Hollywood’s most prominent couples was announced in a BBC Breaking News alert, and has generated countless headlines. For many, this divorce is another hot-gossip story, but for other high-profile figures it is a salutary lesson in the way the... Read More

Tycoon’s battle to have divorce kept private

A wealthy foreign businessman who is embroiled in a protracted divorce battle in London is seeking to keep the proceedings secret. The husband says that his and his ex-wife’s names should not be reported by the media because of fears for their safety. The editors at The Times disagree and are seeking to persuade judges that their identity can be... Read More

Ayesha Vardag on the possibility of William and Kate signing a prenup

Ahead of the Royal Wedding, Ayesha Vardag mused on the possibility of a Royal Prenup in the Huffington Post. Having won the case which made prenups binding in English law, Ayesha was well placed to advance the merits of such agreements. Looking ahead to the couple’s marriage, she said “William and Kate’s long-term, kitchen... Read More
This site uses cookies. Find out more. Continued use of this site is deemed as consent.   CLOSE ✖