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Monthly Divorce Archives: June 2017

Statistics reveal data on same-sex divorce and dropping divorce rates in 2015

Statistics reveal data on same-sex divorce and dropping divorce rates in 2015

This week, ONS published statistics on divorces in England and Wales in 2015. The data reveals many trends in modern relationships but this survey is... Read More

Janet Jackson and multi-millionaire husband begin divorce proceedings in the High Court

Janet Jackson and multi-millionaire husband begin divorce proceedings in the High Court

On 1 May 2017, singer Janet Jackson uploaded a video to YouTube announcing that she that she has separated from her husband, multi-millionaire businessman... Read More

Are your Dux in a row What case law can teach us about Duxbury calculations

Are your Dux in a row? What case law can teach us about Duxbury calculations

Since the decision in the eponymous case in 1987, courts have been using Duxbury calculations to decide on spousal maintenance between parties who want a clean... Read More

Court of Appeal departs from equal sharing principle for successful business woman

Court of Appeal departs from equal sharing principle for successful business woman

The Court of Appeal has taken the significant step in departing from the “sharing principle” established by the House of Lords in White v White in a... Read More

Divorce proceedings and financial disputes to be separated

Divorce proceedings and financial disputes to be separated

Divorce proceedings and any financial remedy proceedings are going to be 'de-linked' and pursued separately in a move set to streamline the family... Read More

Sir Christopher Hohn to pay ex-wifes charity 282m in landmark ruling

Sir Christopher Hohn to pay ex-wife’s charity £282m in landmark ruling

The hedge fund boss of a children’s charity has been ordered to pay his ex-wife’s own charity £282 million. In 2014, Sir Christopher Hohn, knighted for... Read More

Mary J. Blige to pay husband 30k a month in spousal support

Mary J. Blige to pay husband $30k a month in spousal support

A judge has ordered American singer Mary J. Blige to pay her estranged husband Martin 'Kendu' Isaacs $30,000 per month in temporary spousal support, in the... Read More

Divorce wave pulls up house prices in Hong Kong

Divorce wave pulls up house prices in Hong Kong

The rise of divorce in Hong Kong is pushing up property prices in an already sky-high housing market, local papers reported this week. This year... Read More

Husband crowdfunds to bring case against life-long maintenance to Supreme Court

Husband crowdfunds to bring case against life-long maintenance to Supreme Court

In February of this year, the story of Graham and Maria Mills hit the headlines as the ex-wife was granted increased maintenance payments despite the... Read More

Acrimonious divorces can damage childrens immune systems

Acrimonious divorces can damage children’s immune systems

A study conducted by Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh has revealed that children whose parents divorce acrimoniously are three times more susceptible... Read More