Divorce & Splitting Up: drop in for your copy!

September 11, 2013 1 comment

Marilyn Stowe's best selling book on divorce

When we launched Divorce & Splitting Up: Advice from a top divorce lawyer earlier in year, we set out to make my guide to separation available at the lowest possible price, taking advantage of modern ebook publishing technology. It is still available to Amazon Kindle users for just 99p. But the book proved popular with…

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Divorce and telling the kids

September 11, 2013 1 comment

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As regular readers of this blog will know, I am a fan of the Huffington Post divorce blog, created by American writer Nora Ephron, with its mordant slogan ‘Marriages come and go, but divorce is forever’. A new feature on the site polls readers on one of the most emotive elements of divorce – and…

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Divorce & Splitting Up sells 2,500 copies!

August 21, 2013 0 comments

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This just in from the Stowe Family Law Tumblr – our new book, Divorce & Splitting Up: Advice from a top divorce lawyer is proving to be a hit: it has now sold 2,500 copies! Here Senior Partner Marilyn Stowe explains how she came to write the book: I have spent the last 30 years…

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How to choose a good solicitor (book extract)

August 16, 2013 0 comments

Marilyn Stowe's best selling book on divorce

Emotions and passions are often at fever pitch when going through a family breakdown. The deep personal fallout is just too difficult to overcome.  At times like this, when your emotions are in turmoil, this search for a solicitor shouldn’t be an additional, unwanted burden. Where do you start? What should you look for in…

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Court rejects father’s Hague Convention appeal

August 8, 2013 14 comments

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The Court of Appeal has dismissed a father’s application for the return of his children. In Abduction: Re A, the family had been living in Norway when the father assaulted the mother, a single incident of domestic violence witnesses by the children. The parents split up and after giving birth to a third child, the…

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DIY Divorce: the Pros and Cons

July 16, 2013 2 comments

DIY divorce is in the headlines this week, following the news that Charles Saatchi has opted to represent himself in his divorce from Nigella Lawson. A statement issued on behalf of Lawson and Saatchi stated: “Following the separation of Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi there has been much inaccurate speculation in the press over the…

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Divorce & Splitting Up featured in the Daily Mail

June 18, 2013 2 comments

Marilyn Stowe's best selling book on divorce

Earlier this week, I took  a look at the emotive topic of cheating and infidelity for the Daily Mail. I outlined the classic signs of a straying partner – such as intercepting the postman or suddenly spending nights away “on business”. I also considered possible reactions to this unwelcome possibility. As ever, the central piece…

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