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Should a former husband still have to pay maintenance fifteen years after the divorce?

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July 17, 2018 5 comments

Infographic for Mills case

Tomorrow morning, Wednesday 18 July 2018, the Supreme Court will be delivering Judgment following an appeal made by the former Husband, Mr Mills, in relation to his maintenance obligations. When Mr and Mrs Mills originally divorced in 2002, she received practically all of the liquid capital, £230,000. She was also awarded lifetime maintenance of £1,100…

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Germany v England: another forum shopping case

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July 16, 2018 0 comments

Woman reflecting in a cafe

Another week, another ‘forum shopping’ case. Another week, another ‘forum shopping’ case. Only last week I wrote here about the Mantegazza case, in which a wife failed to persuade the English court that her divorce should be heard in this country. Now comes the case Thum v Thum, which again concerned a wife seeking to…

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How do I tell my children we are separating?

July 12, 2018 0 comments

Young girl will balloons

Telling your children, you are getting divorced or separating is not easy and requires some sensitive handling. This is certainly a conversation there is no script for however, some planning will go a long way. Our specialist children lawyers at Stowe Family Law take great care to resolve a wide range of issues regarding child(ren)…

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