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Why I Feel Sorry For Brian Myerson

April 6, 2009 0 comments

In truth I feel a little sorry for Myerson. As a family lawyer, I have encountered many men of his ilk. They are sharp-suited, high-flying Big Boys: fabulously confident, fabulously wealthy and fabulously successful. They play hard – and they always play to win.

Divorce: Cast Your Anxiety Aside

April 3, 2009 2 comments

A client must never think that an appearance in court or a day of settlement will provide immediate closure. A subsequent period of recuperation and rest is essential: it allows the client’s mind to settle and readjust.

Brian Myerson’s Credit Crunch Divorce – by Robin Charrot

April 1, 2009 0 comments

  Now that Brian Myerson’s economic circumstances are transformed, he has tried, and failed, to overturn his original financial agreement. Robin Charrot writes: Ingrid and Brian Myerson have recently hit the headlines. Brian Myerson is a fund manager who – needless to say – is going through tough times. His former wife Ingrid is a…

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Bankruptcy, Divorce and Changing Your Mind

March 18, 2009 3 comments

If you never change your mind, why have one? How many Judges are brave enough to change their minds? How many would even take the time to consider they may have been wrong – and then publicly do something about it? There is a lot of comment in today’s papers about the scandalous case of William Paulin, who…

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Mesher Orders and Martin Orders: What You Need To Know

March 13, 2009 158 comments


In this popular post, we look at Mesher orders and Martin orders. A Mesher order is a court order that postpones the sale of the marital home and gives a chargeback to a husband exercisable on the occurrence of specified events. Parents with care usually wish to remain in the marital home – but it isn’t always a good idea to postpone a sale.

How I beat the Monday morning blues

March 9, 2009 0 comments

When I woke up this morning I was filled with trepidation. This evening I am due some test results which will determine whether I need an operation. However, following my 30 minute drive into work my fears have subsided and I am ready for whatever the doctor has to say. Why? Because I am blessed…

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The Spouse Who Perverted the Course of Justice

February 27, 2009 1 comment

An interesting case was heard in Leeds Crown Court last month. A man was found guilty of perjury and perverting the course of justice, after forging his disabled wife’s signature on divorce documents in order to divorce her without her knowledge. He had continued to live with his unwitting “wife” for a further year, sharing…

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