Interim orders for the sale of property by Lesley Smythe

April 19, 2018 1 comment

finances and divorce

It has been a long-standing principal of family law legislation that the courts cannot usually make an order for the sale of a property until proceedings have concluded. However, it is becoming increasingly common for lawyers to conclude that particular cases might benefit from such ‘interim’ orders. Here are some examples: Where the matrimonial home…

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Marital property: England v Italy by Lidia Fili Aicardi

March 30, 2018 1 comment

marital property

Lidia Fili Aicardi is a trainee solicitor at Stowe Family Law. She has an Italian background and in this special feature she compares the legal concept of ‘marital property’ (assets acquired or owned by a married couple) in Italian and English law.   The concept of marital property is an elusive one, and the definition…

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Film star Crowe stages divorce auction

March 5, 2018 0 comments

divorce

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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