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Monthly Divorce Archives: February 2017

New bills threaten no-fault divorce and common-law marriage in Oklahoma

New bills threaten no-fault divorce and common-law marriage in Oklahoma

A new bill seeks to put an end to “incompatibility” as a ground for divorce in Oklahoma. Incompatibility is one of eleven reasons for divorce granted by... Read More

Accusations of non-disclosure and indecent images cloud Lisa Marie Presleys divorce

Accusations of non-disclosure and indecent images cloud Lisa Marie Presley’s divorce

Lisa Marie Presley is claiming that she cannot afford to pay her estranged fourth husband, Michael Lockwood, spousal support nor cover his legal costs. He... Read More

Widespread media coverage as specialist divorce lawyer Ayesha Vardag calls for no-fault divorce

Widespread media coverage as specialist divorce lawyer Ayesha Vardag calls for no-fault divorce

Ayesha Vardag’s calls for no-fault divorce have resounded throughout the national media. The case of Tini Owens, woman who has taken her fight to... Read More

Emma Gill champions no-fault divorce as guest star on BBC Radio 2

Emma Gill champions no-fault divorce as guest star on BBC Radio 2

Emma Gill discussed English divorce law and the need for change on today's popular Jeremy Vine show, hosted today by Vanessa Feltz. Speaking of Tini... Read More

Vardags John Oxley advocates no-fault divorce on BBC Radio 5 live

Vardags’ John Oxley advocates no-fault divorce on BBC Radio 5 live

Fierce in our support of no-fault divorce, Vardags was sought out for comment by BBC Radio 5 live after a wife who was refused a divorce took her... Read More

Baroness Deech current law on spousal maintenance an impediment to equality

Baroness Deech: current law on spousal maintenance "an impediment to equality"

Last month, a private member's bill tabled by Baroness Ruth Deech passed its second reading in the House of Lords. The Divorce (Financial Provision) Bill would... Read More

An Uber disaster man sues for 45m, blaming app glitch for his divorce

An Uber disaster: man sues for €45m, blaming app glitch for his divorce

A French businessman is suing taxi app Uber, on the ground that a software bug led to the breakdown of his marriage. According to French newspaper Le Figaro,... Read More

Should spousal maintenance have a time limit Ex-husband calls for reform

Should spousal maintenance have a time limit? Ex-husband calls for reform

Update: on 10 August 2017, Mr Mills was granted permission to bring an appeal to the Supreme Court.A husband has called for the law to be changed after being... Read More

Bezeliansky v Bezelianskaya The difficulty of enforcing financial provision orders

Bezeliansky v Bezelianskaya: The difficulty of enforcing financial provision orders

In the recent case of  Bezeliansky v Bezelianskaya, a wealthy Russian husband unsuccessfully applied for permission to appeal concerning a variation of... Read More

Incentivising marriage a taxing affair

Incentivising marriage: a taxing affair

A loophole in Chinese property law in 2013 led to hundreds of urban, married couples divorcing to evade property tax. After China’s State Council announced... Read More