Film star makes millions in divorce auction

April 9, 2018 0 comments

Film star Russell Crowe made AU $3.7m (£2.1m) from a high profile ‘divorce auction’ in Sydney on Saturday. The five hour event took place on the actor’s 54th birthday, as well as 15th anniversary of his marriage to now ex-wife Danielle Spencer, with whom he has two sons. Announcing the auction last month, the veteran…

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Family Division President calls for no fault divorce

March 23, 2018 10 comments

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No fault divorce would help women who are “trapped in a loveless marriage”, the President of the Family Division has claimed. Speaking to the Edinburgh Law School earlier this week, Sir James Munby referred to the contentious case of Owens v Owens, in which a woman in her 60s was refused a divorce from her…

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A world without divorce

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March 22, 2018 3 comments

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I read with interest the other day the news that the government in the Philippines is moving closer to legalising divorce, after its lower house of Congress passed a bill that would allow it. There is still a long way to go though, as the bill must pass through the Senate, and even then it…

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Film star Crowe stages divorce auction

March 5, 2018 0 comments

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Actor Russell Crowe has announced an auction of personal possessions and film memorabilia entitled The Art of Divorce. The New Zealand-born film star recently completed his divorce from Australian singer Danielle Spencer, with whom he has two sons. The just announced auction, to be held by Sotheby’s Australia in Sydney on April 7, will include…

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Scottish advocate seeks cancellation of divorce

February 24, 2018 0 comments

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A Scottish advocate has applied to the country’s highest court to have a divorce decree granted to his wife set aside. Raj Jandoo, 60, was the first person from an Asian background to be become an advocate in the Scottish courts, a role equivalent to barrister south of the border. In 2010 he met his…

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Wedding photographers offer tips on spotting divorce

February 20, 2018 0 comments

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Wedding photographers offer tips on spotting divorce A new article on The Huffington Post offers a wedding photographer’s eye view on the dynamics of the big day. Professional photographers from across the United States recount their experiences amongst the confetti and champagne and suggest that, with careful observation, it’s sometimes  possible to predict which couples…

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