Ramzan Kadyrov, the leader of the Russian federal republic of Chechnya, is driving ahead with his campaign to reunite divorced couples. This week, the ‘Headquarters for Harmonising Marital and Family relations’ proudly announced that they have ‘reconciled’ nearly a thousand couples in six weeks.
Chechnya in the North Caucasus is a... Read More
A 38 year old man with Down's Syndrome has been awarded £10,000 in damages after the Local Authority barred him and his wife from having sex for over a year on the basis that he lacked the capacity to consent. The anonymised judgment was published yesterday following a Court of Protection hearing in front of Sir Mark Hedley on the... Read More
Tini Owens, a wife who hit the headlines after her divorce petition was rejected by the High Court, will argue that she should not have to prove unreasonable behaviour in her continuing fight to secure a divorce.
Ms Owens filed for divorce from her husband of 39 years, multimillionaire mushroom farmer Hugh Owens, in May 2015. Judge Robin Tolson QC... Read More
In the case of Tobias v Tobias EWFC 46, Mostyn J took the opportunity to provide some guidance regarding applications for freezing orders, particularly in regards to which court should hear them and when they should not be brought at all.
The case involved a husband and wife, Mr Anthony Tobias and Mrs Lindsey Tobias. On 31 May 2017, Mr... Read More
Stacey Giggs, former Manchester United and Wales footballer Ryan Giggs’ wife of nearly a decade, has today been granted decree nisi in the latest stage of their divorce proceedings. The pair were long-term partners who already had two children together before tying the knot in 2007. Their marriage was certainly a tumultuous one. In... Read More
The Russian mega couple, Roman Abramovich and his wife Dasha Zhukova have announced that they are parting ways amicably after their 10-year marriage. The owner of Chelsea FC, 50, and business woman Ms Zhukova, 36, met at a dinner party in 2005 when Mr Abramovich was still with his second wife, Irina. The pair married secretly in 2008 and... Read More
As attitudes towards divorce continue to change, the courts are realising that the approach to proceedings must also move with the times. Recently, there have been steps towards amending the Family Procedure Rules, de-linking divorce and financial procedures and facilitating online divorce. Here is a summary of what changes to expect in the near... Read More
It was revealed on Friday that Anthony Scaramucci’s wife Deidre Ball filed for divorce before he took up his short-lived post in the Trump administration. At the time, she was nine months pregnant with their second child, who was born last week. New York divorcees Deidre Ball, 38, and Anthony Scaramucci, 53, met six years ago and... Read More
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