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Monthly Divorce Archives: September 2017

A Pyrrhic victory Chinese court refuses to grant couple a divorce due to relationship exam success

A Pyrrhic victory? Chinese court refuses to grant couple a divorce due to relationship exam success

A court in south-west China have denied a woman's divorce application after she and her husband scored highly on an examination designed to evaluate marital... Read More

Questioning jurisdiction and property in Birch v Birch

Questioning jurisdiction and property in Birch v Birch

The recent Supreme Court case Birch v Birch UKSC 53 raises questions about when it might be appropriate to release litigants from undertakings where this is... Read More

Indian Supreme Court decides Hindu couples no longer have to wait 6 months to divorce

Indian Supreme Court decides Hindu couples no longer have to wait 6 months to divorce

Yesterday, the Supreme Court of India ruled that the six-month ‘cooling-off’ period for Hindu couples seeking a divorce is not mandatory but directory.... Read More

How are inherited assets treated in financial remedy proceedings

How are inherited assets treated in financial remedy proceedings?

It is becoming increasingly clear that younger generations are finding it difficult to get on the property ladder and acquire significant assets, while their... Read More

UK study finds link between divorce and cardiovascular health problems

UK study finds link between divorce and cardiovascular health problems

A 13-year study has found that divorce can not only break one’s heart, but could also increase the risk of dying from a heart attack. Researchers at Aston... Read More

A look at the Indian Supreme Court judgment declaring triple talaq unconstitutional

A look at the Indian Supreme Court judgment declaring triple talaq unconstitutional

The practice of triple talaq was last week declared unconstitutional in a New Delhi Supreme Court judgment. An instant, irrevocable and unilateral form of... Read More