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Monthly Divorce Archives: October 2017

Property tycoon Andy Ruhan pleads poverty and wife denies hiring hitman in bitter divorce battle

Property tycoon Andy Ruhan pleads poverty and wife denies hiring hitman in bitter divorce battle

Successful businessman Andy Ruhan, thought to be worth about £200 million, although divorce papers valued his assets at £8.3 million, has pleaded poverty... Read More

Princess of Luxembourg chooses UK courts for her divorce

Princess of Luxembourg chooses UK courts for her divorce

It has been confirmed that Princess Tessy of Luxembourg has launched proceedings in London to settle a dispute with Prince Louis over their divorce... Read More

New ONS figures show divorce rates rose in 2016 for opposite-sex and same-sex couples

New ONS figures show divorce rates rose in 2016 for opposite-sex and same-sex couples

On 18 October, the Office for National Statistics released their report on the facts and figures about divorce in England and Wales in 2016. The data shows... Read More

Wife tricked into divorce wins UK battle with millionaire husband

Wife ‘tricked into divorce’ wins UK battle with millionaire husband

An Irishwoman, who claims she was ‘tricked into a divorce’, has won a dispute against her estranged millionaire husband. Iranian businessman, Mehrdad... Read More

Harvey Weinsteins wife to leave him

Harvey Weinstein's wife to leave him

Georgina Chapman has announced her decision to leave Harvey Weinstein following the numerous claims for sexual assault and rape made against him. To date,... Read More

Property billionaire claims fake marriage to protect fortune

Property billionaire claims fake marriage to protect fortune

An investment CEO has crafted a way to protect his billion pound fortune in the event of divorce: claim he was never married. The case came into the public eye... Read More

Divorce is in your DNA, new research finds

Divorce is in your DNA, new research finds

A new study has shown that proneness to divorce may not be governed, as we currently think, by nurture, but by nature. Through looking at adopted children,... Read More

Chinese courts use WeChat to resolve divorce proceedings

Chinese courts use WeChat to resolve divorce proceedings

Judges in China have set a new precedent for dealing with cross-border disputes in the family jurisdiction; video calling is now being used to aid divorce... Read More