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July 7, 2017 0 comments

family law

A week in family law My first story is actually from last week, but I omitted to mention it in my weekly review post last Friday, and I wanted to make a quick comment about it. It is the important story of a paid McKenzie friend who was denied permission to appeal against an order…

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Could your spouse’s behaviour affect your divorce settlement?

July 7, 2017 6 comments

family law

ASK A FAMILY LAWYER In this regular column, Stowe Family Law solicitors address different legal issues and answer readers’ questions.  Today’s topic goes to Mark Heppinstall, a solicitor in our Ilkley office. If you have a question, send it to ask@stowefamilylaw.co.uk and we’ll choose one to be featured. Clients often ask me if the conduct…

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Wealthy husband challenges wife’s ‘divorce tourism’

July 7, 2017 2 comments

family law

An aristocrat has launched an appeal against his wife’s maintenance and accused her of “divorce tourism”. The couple had been together for 17 years and lived in an 18th century manor in Dunbartonshire, Scotland. However, when they separated in 2012, the publishing baron’s wife moved to Notting Hill in West London with their daughter. The…

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