High Court judge Sir Paul Coleridge has claimed that he decided to step down from the bench because of opposition to his stance on marriage. Sir Paul is the founder and chairman of the Marriage Foundation, which aims to “champion
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Every so often one of the solicitors here at Stowe Family Law LLP will walk into my office with an exasperated expression, seeking my input on how to advise a client who simply won't listen . The client wants to do it their way but the solicitor know their way is wrong. And not just wrong -
My profession has worked hard to shake off its female-unfriendly image, but not everything has changed.
Young v Young: the final chapter in "the multimillion-pound divorce battle from hell" plays out...
I recently posted a horrible photo of myself on Twitter. An unusual l week had been coming up, one for which I had wanted to look my best. First, on Wednesday evening, there was to be a swish party in London, to which I had been invited to celebrate the appointments of Philip Marshall and Deborah Eato
It’s not every day of the week that I have the privilege of being in the same room as not one, but two former judges of our Supreme Court; but that’s just happened to me today to me at Leeds Civic Hall.
The bi-annual Mustill lecture was named in honour of the great Lord Mustill, a retired Supreme Court
It was reported today in a national newspaper article that the recent increase in so-called ‘silver divorces’ (i.e. divorces involving older couples) has given rise to a new problem: interference from meddling children.
Stowe Family Law LLP Senior Partner Marilyn Stowe is featured on Parenting Solo, a new online magazine for single parents.
In a detailed interview, Marilyn discusses the pros and cons of divorce mediation, explaining:
“Mediation is an informal process and a good mediator should make you feel relaxed. The idea is for
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
It’s been a busy week in the media for me, topped by two fantastic short listings in the Law Society’s Excellence Awards – me Legal Business Woman of the Year and the firm for Excellence in Pro Bono. The reason I’m so thrilled is because the panel of judges is very
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
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.
From now until Monday 2 September, my bestselling book about divorce can be purchased FREE from Amazon.
Today I am delighted to announce the opening of Stowe Family Law in Wetherby.
This just in from the Stowe Family Law Tumblr – our 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
The first time I was asked about my tips for making a relationship work, by a journalist compiling a Valentine's Day feature, I was pleasantly surprised. As family lawyers, we spend our days working with couples in conflict, providing practical advice for those in the midst of relationships that are breaking or
Earlier today, I was featured in the Yorkshire Post newspaper. Journalist Catherine Scott came up to our offices in Harrogate and interviewed me for more than an hour and a half last month.
The result is a is a wide-ranging look at my life and career. In the piece I discuss a year
‘When should I settle?’ is a question that many people may ask during the course of a case. Some clients are determined to go to court to have their day and their say, come what may. If the issue of settlement arises, unless it’s on their terms they just won’t consider it and on
Divorce cases can be divided up into three categories: amicable, acrimonious and agonising.
Yesterday I made my way to the now familiar central London studios of ITV This Morning for my regular legal clinic. The topic was "dirty divorce tricks".
Marilyn Stowe’s new book: expert advice on all aspects of divorce, just 99p!
Divorce & Splitting Up by Marilyn Stowe is the essential how-to book for anyone who is getting divorced or splitting up from a partner. Read more >>
"A must buy that really opens your eyes to what is involved if you are considering or going through a divorce." - Amanda Brown
"This will answer your questions in a way that non-lawyers can understand." - Miss P.
"Don't get divorced without it. I read this book despite being divorced for more than 10 years. I wish I'd had this book to hand at the time. Great examples, simple to read and understand." - Jamie
"This really has helped me to see that there is light at the end of the tunnel and I will come out of it a stronger person." - J
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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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