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Monthly Divorce Archives: January 2017

Parliament debate divorce finance reform bill

Parliament debate divorce finance reform bill

Today the Divorce (Financial Provision) Bill is having its second reading in the House of Lords. The Bill is a private members bill introduced by Baroness... Read More

But who gets the pets? A look at the changing laws surrounding pet custody in divorce

But who gets the pets? A look at the changing laws surrounding pet custody in divorce

It was only a few weeks ago that Johnny Depp and Amber Heard culminated their bitter and public divorce. It was two weeks into the New Year that Depp and... Read More

President of the Family Court revises guidance on non-molestation orders

President of the Family Court revises guidance on non-molestation orders

On the 18th January, Sir James Munby, President of the Family Court, published a revised version of the ex parte orders guidance first issued on 13th... Read More

Digitised divorce: can a computer replace a solicitor?

Digitised divorce: can a computer replace a solicitor?

According to PwC, the installation of advanced technology is a key concern among legal professionals. Ranging from artificial intelligence through to... Read More

Uma Thurman involved in vicious custody battle

Uma Thurman involved in vicious custody battle

On Friday, Uma Thurman and Arpad Busson arrived at Manhattan Supreme Court to decide on custody arrangements for their four-year-old daughter, Luna. The Kill... Read More

Private divorce: what is it, who does it, and is it right for you?

Private divorce: what is it, who does it, and is it right for you?

After months of public disputes, accusations, and rumours, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have announced that they will settle their divorce in private. The... Read More

January blues? A look at Divorce Month

January blues? A look at ‘Divorce Month’

Being fed up in January permeates beyond the typical gloom of post-party season. As the calendar year resets family lawyers prepare one of their busiest... Read More