Johnny Depp divorce: who’ll get what?

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May 27, 2016 5 comments

finances and divorce

Johnny Depp has been making films since the mid-1980s, and whilst views may differ (even within this office!) on his acting abilities, I think it’s undeniable that all those years in the limelight have taught him the value of looking like a film star. He swaggers down the red carpet at film premieres in a…

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Higher earning women ‘more likely to divorce’ in Italy

May 24, 2016 2 comments

spousal maintenance

Italian women who earn more than their husbands are more likely to divorce, a legal organisation has claimed. According to the Associazione Avvocati Matrimonialisti Italiani (Association of Italian Matrimonial Lawyers), in as many as 20 per cent of the divorces in the country sparked by personality clashes, the root cause lies in: “…è l’incapacità dei…

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Indian woman petitions Supreme Court over divorce

May 24, 2016 4 comments

divorce

A 23 year-old from Jaipur has filed a petition with the Supreme Court of India after being divorced by her husband. Agreen Rehman, 23, lived in the northern city with her  Muslim husband until he divorced her, sending a triple talaq through the post. She has now urged the Supreme Court to outlaw this controversial…

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Study launched on adult children of divorce

May 16, 2016 0 comments

divorce

A study into the effects on adult children of their parents remarrying has been launched by a US academic. Sylvia Mikucki-Enyart is assistant professor of interpersonal communications at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in the north-central United States. She is looking for participants who were aged 18 or over and living independently when their parents…

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Delaware considers homosexuality as grounds for divorce

May 11, 2016 0 comments

divorce

The tiny East coast state of Delaware has removed homosexuality from a list of behaviours which constitute grounds for divorce. The Delaware House of Representatives approved new legislation removing both homosexuality and lesbianism from behaviour defined as “marital misconduct” under state law – behaviour that a spouse could not reasonably be expected to tolerate within…

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