Divorce is falling, except for silver splitters

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December 6, 2016 1 comment

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Yesterday’s divorce statistics show that the number of over 55s getting divorced continues to rise, bucking an apparent trend to stay married for younger couples. I wrote about the drop in figures in my post yesterday speculating that, as our firm has seen an increase in divorcing clients across the country, the small percentage drop…

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Could blame in divorce actually reduce conflict?

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December 5, 2016 1 comment

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For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind. Ralph Waldo Emerson Spurred on by Resolution’s campaign in support of it, the subject of introducing a no-fault divorce system is very much up for discussion these days. The argument in favour of no-fault divorce centres upon the unnecessary animosity…

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MPs pressed to introduce no fault divorce

November 30, 2016 0 comments

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More than 150 members of family law organisation Resolution will gather in Parliament today to lobby MPs for the introduction of no fault divorce. Solicitors and other legal professionals will meet parliamentarians and peers to discuss reform of current divorce laws in England and Wales which still require the legal attribution of blame for the…

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Fashion mogul challenges £2.7m divorce settlement

November 29, 2016 2 comments

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A fashion mogul has launched an appeal against a £2.7 million divorce settlement. The former teacher, who built his own clothing empire, separated from his wife in 2002 after an 18-year marriage. Their divorce was then finalised in 2005. At the time, he agreed to let his ex-wife keep their marital home worth £700,000 and…

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Divorced man arrested after riding horse to Florida

November 25, 2016 0 comments

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A South Carolina man has been arrested for animal cruelty after riding his horse from the state all the way down to the southern tip of Florida. He lives in Greenwood, approximately 80 miles west of state capital Columbia. After getting divorced earlier this year and subsequently crashing his truck, the 36 year-old decided he…

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