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Yearly Divorce Archives: 2018

A step by step guide to getting divorced

A step by step guide to getting divorced

Often before people pick up the phone and call a divorce lawyer they will have ruminated over it for months or even years. Everyone’s journey to that point... Read More

News sandwiching and public holiday publicity how to time a celebrity divorce announcement

News sandwiching and public holiday publicity: how to time a celebrity divorce announcement

On Monday, September 26 2016 at 7:02 p.m. EST, Liev Schreiber and Naomi Watts announced they were getting divorced. Just two hours later the first presidential... Read More

Corner-stone decision in the Italian Court of Cassation for spousal maintenance a matter of principles

Corner-stone decision in the Italian Court of Cassation for spousal maintenance: a matter of principles

The latest Italian Embassy survey estimated that more than 500,000 Italians currently live in England and Wales. It follows, therefore, that the number of... Read More

Lawyers horrified and disappointed by Supreme Court loveless marriage ruling

Lawyers horrified and disappointed by Supreme Court 'loveless marriage' ruling

As Tini Owens waited to hear the country’s most senior judges hand out the judgment that could free her from her unhappy marriage, the legal world held their... Read More

Whats next for English divorce law Vardags lawyers dominate airwaves with 10 broadcast interviews in 24 hours to make the case for legal reform following Owens ruling

What’s next for English divorce law? Vardags lawyers dominate airwaves with 10 broadcast interviews in 24 hours to make the case for legal reform following Owens ruling

As Tini Owens waited to hear the country’s most senior judges hand out the judgment that could free her from her unhappy marriage, the legal world held... Read More

Prenups What are they are why get one

Prenups: What are they are why get one?

Prenups, in the popular imagination, are something belonging to the realm of celebrity; associated with movie stars, or wealthy Americans. What people often... Read More

Mills v Mills Supreme Court finds ex-husband shouldnt have to bail out former wife who mismanaged finances

Mills v Mills: Supreme Court finds ex-husband shouldn't have to bail out former wife who mismanaged finances

The years of extensive litigation over the wife’s case for increase in spousal maintenance and husband’s case in the reduction of the same in the case of... Read More

Courts announce crackdown on parental alienation

Courts announce crackdown on 'parental alienation'

Parents could have access to their children restricted if they try to turn them against their child’s other parent, under a trial process about to be rolled... Read More

Can the family court enforce charging orders over property VS v RE 2018 EWFC 30

Can the family court enforce charging orders over property? VS v RE [2018] EWFC 30

The recent case of VS v RE reviews the enforcement of charging orders over the property as to which court is the appropriate forum to enforce such order,... Read More

US tax changes incentivize divorce

US tax changes incentivize divorce

Upcoming tax changes in the US will affect spousal maintenance on divorce, incentivising wealthy families to kick-off divorce proceedings sooner rather than... Read More