As somebody bereaved, I have been wondering how bereavement and divorce compare.
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The actress Jada Pinkett Smith recently shared some hard-hitting divorce advice on her Facebook page.
If there is one aspect of family life that changed more than any other in the last half century, it is divorce. The D word has been transformed by decades of social change from scandalous rarity to something almost routine and every day. But while divorce has lost its power to shock, it has
Yes, 'baking', you read that right.. I’m a fan of the Huffington Post, and like to drop by its divorce pages from time to time to catch up on the latest stories. This section was set up by someone I greatly admired, American writer Nora Ephron. She also coined its
Jennifer Lopez plans to feature her 2011 separation from Latin singer Marc Anthony in upcoming 3D concert film Dance Again.
The 43 year-old performer married Marc Anthony, one of the world’s biggest selling
US TV psychologist Jeff Gardere has launched a mobile app aimed at couples going through a divorce.
The Healthy Divorce Application is designed to help people going through a divorce to understand and anticipate the different stages of the process and the emotions associated
Actress and singer Jennifer Lopez has described her recent divorce from salsa singer Marc Anthony as “devastating”.
Talking to Hollywoodlife.com, the 43 year-old performer said: “I was going through a
Lord Byron, who wrote those famous words, discovered that a woman’s revenge can be lifelong. He became caught up in what is nowadays a recognised psychological and social model: The Drama Triangle. If you read about Lord Byron’s tempestuous …
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.
Sue Jenkinson is the Head of Law at Staffordshire University. She is also a divorcee, a successful businesswoman and a mother of three. After meeting Dr Jenkinson and hearing her inspiring story, I asked if she would contribute.
Divorce is not an event that can be recovered from in minutes, weeks or months. I was thinking about this as I travelled 200 miles back to the north of England after my appearance on GMTV earlier this week. The near blizzard conditions made it a …
A survey of children’s experiences of divorce was published today. The Children Act 1989, which transformed the face of family law for children, is 20 years old today. So how have children’s experiences changed – and how can we make it easier …
This is the third post in a new series about coping with divorce. I have previously described how important it is to keep your mind healthy when you are getting divorced, but what about your physical health? The Mental Health Foundation stresses …
How do I help clients to cope with divorce? Although my remit is legal, I consider my clients’ wellbeing to be extremely important. There are depressing studies which show correlations between divorce and serious illness. An optimistic outlook, …
Do you ever have days when you are so low, you feel like you have hit the floor? Divorce is one of life’s most stressful experiences, ranked alongside bereavement and debt. As a family lawyer I have noticed that the clients who find it easiest …
One element in the sky never fails to fill me with wonder at its mystery and its sheer beauty. It is the rainbow. At the same time, it never fails to fill me with hope. It doesn’t matter how bad things get, how low you sink in your thoughts or …
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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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