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The threat of a No Deal Brexit is now being used to reduce the value of some larger divorce settlements.
The 20-week minimum period for handling new no fault divorces risks slowing the process “unnecessarily”, a law firm has said.
A paper-based divorce application took 66.5 weeks on average to complete* in the first quarter of 2020.
Lady Cristiana Falcone Sorrell, the wife of advertising tycoon Sir Martin Sorrell has announced she is seeking a divorce from her husband.
The days of a quickie divorce are numbered – if you want to name and shame, it’s time to get your divorce in.
Legislation on divorce reform published today (January 8 2020) contains a hidden bombshell that would lengthen the minimum time that a divorce can take.
The parties in Potanin v Potanina were Russian nationals. They married in 1983, separated in 2007 and were divorced in Russia in 2014.
A divorce can force businesses to break up, with painful consequences not just for the parties directly involved.
Emily Brand, partner, and Genevieve Smith, an associate at Boodle Hatfield, consider the ‘archaic’ nature of the law, and the Supreme Court’s decision to award an unmarried woman access to bereavement allowance after the death of her partner.
Complex, speculative assets are increasingly common in family finances, making divorce settlements a legal minefield, especially for the less well-off spouse, writes Family Partner, Emily Brand.
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