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Mark Christie, the head the dedicated Children’s Department here at Stowe Family Law, answers more of the many questions about children that have brought new visitors to this blog in recent weeks.
The non-resident parent has free living accommodation – does this affect child maintenance
I was featured in yesterday's edition of The Times, discussing the rise of 'unreasonable behaviour' in 21st Century divorce:
Divorcees are falling out of love with adultery
The number of couples citing adultery as grounds for divorce has halved over the past 40 years, with
Stowe Family Law Senior Partner Marilyn Stowe is a featured celebrity expert on a new self-help website aimed at women who have experienced adultery or other unfaithful relationships.
Woman Scorned aims to provide “a one-stop shop if you've been cheated
Earlier today I appeared on BBC Radio Tees to discuss the pros and cons of mediation in divorce. It was a lively debate in which I stressed the importance of full legal training for anyone offering mediation for divorce and other family situations The truth is that
A senior family law judge has accused the government of excessive preoccupation with gay marriage.
Baroness Butler-Sloss is a former President of the Family Division of the High Court and a leading legal authority. She told the Telegraph that the government should be more concerned
The divorce rate in districts of China has jumped, reaching one every five minutes in districts of Shanghai, after the Chinese government announced a crackdown on property speculation.
Last Friday the government told local districts to more aggressively enforce existing laws
The government does not plan to change the legal definition of adultery when gay marriage is legalised, according to an official government paper.
Adultery is currently defined legally as taking place between a man and a woman.
There are common misconceptions about adultery & divorce, so here are my ten top adultery myths.
I was recently invited to contribute to HuffPost Divorce, where you can now find a slideshow featuring my Top 10 Stereotypical Marriage Wreckers. Some appear to have struck a nerve with readers.
Family lawyers are often reticent to discuss what is really going on in their practices – so Grant Thornton’s Matrimonial Survey provides a welcome opportunity to find out. This annual report from family lawyers, now in its ninth year, has …
I was recently invited to contribute to HuffPost Divorce, where you can now find a slideshow featuring my Top 10 Low-Down Dirtiest Divorce Tricks. Some of them appear to have struck a nerve with readers: of the 278 comments that have been left on …
Lord Justice Munby, the chairman of the Law Commission, who also sits as a judge in the Court Of Appeal (and was one of the judges in Imerman), made a very wise observation last week.
It is often said that the world is now a smaller place, and recent events have had me thinking about this throwaway phrase. In 2010, are we really more of a “global community” than ever before? Yesterday, almost every male in our office was …
I have noticed that many new visitors arrive at this blog after entering questions about their predicaments into Google. I asked Cheshire divorce lawyer Robin Charrot if he could help out with some answers. how to act in court For most court …
In Lady Worsley’s time, divorce was a privilege of the wealthy. I recently came across an interesting article in the BBC History Magazine about an infamous 18th Century divorce. It brought to mind the recent news about the lady in Dubai who has …
A new French film explores the conduct of a 51-year-old woman who, following the collapse of her marriage, pays for sex with much younger men. Cliente stars well-known French actress Nathalie Baye as the divorcee who seeks to escape from her boring …
Eventually you must make a decision… 1. The mobile phone bill goes missing. If lengthy calls to your lover have sent the telephone bill spiralling upwards, the last thing you want is for your husband to discover that nearly all the calls …
Using a “friend” as a spy is the height of sneakiness… In case you missed it: click here for my earlier countdown of the Top Ten Dirty Divorce Tricks, numbers 10 to 6. Here are numbers 5 to 1: 5. Spending money wildly, as a form …
Technology has moved on – but snooping has reached epidemic proportions. The results of a study, carried out by Oxford University, are printed in today’s Daily Telegraph. Its authors claim that nearly a quarter of all married couples …
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Marilyn Stowe is the senior partner in Stowe Family Law, which has offices in Yorkshire, Cheshire and London. With more than 30 years’ experience handling divorce cases and family law proceedings she is regarded as one of the most formidable and sought after divorce lawyers in the UK. In 2012, Marilyn became one of the first solicitors to qualify as a family law arbitrator.
All persons mentioned in the scenarios are fictitious: details have been deliberately changed in order to protect identities and other confidential circumstances of my clients. All advice and information on this blog including posts written by guest authors, is given only as a general guide to the operation of the law on the date of publication. Readers must place no reliance whatsoever on the content of this blog and must always obtain their own legal advice. Marilyn Stowe, Stowe Family Law LLP and guest authors accept no liability whatsoever arising as a result of reliance upon its content.
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