Divorce and children on This Morning

February 3, 2015 0 comments

Marilyn Stowe

Today I was delighted to be invited back onto the sofa of ITV’s This Morning, to answer viewers’ questions and advise them on their divorce concerns. The focus of today’s slot was the effect of divorce on children, prompted by actress Kate Winslet’s recent claim that divorce can sometimes be good for them. Joining me…

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Divorce Day dilemmas and This Morning

January 7, 2015 0 comments

marilyn stowe on itv this morning

Yesterday I made a return visit to the studios of This Morning to answer questions from viewers wrestling with a variety of divorce dilemmas. It’s the time of the year when thoughts turn to divorce. A spike in enquiries on ‘Divorce Day’ –  the first working day of the new year –  is a widely recognised event in…

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Divorce Day: Marilyn Stowe on Sky News

January 2, 2015 0 comments

Marilyn Stowe, divorce, news

Today I appeared on Sky News to talk about what has become known as ‘Divorce Day’. Simply put, Divorce Day is the name that family lawyers have given to the first working day of a new year. It is a response to the significant increase in enquiries we receive on this day. It is a…

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Arbitration and costs: A year in family law part 3

December 29, 2014 18 comments

family law

In the final part of our series, Stowe Family Law Senior Partner Marilyn Stowe reflects on significant legal developments over the last twelve months. One of the most encouraging developments in family law for me over the last year has been the increasing profile of arbitration, a firmer and more effective alternative to mediation and…

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A family truce at Christmas time

December 25, 2014 0 comments

family life

Today is the 100th anniversary of the famous Christmas truce of 1914, so it seemed a fitting occasion on which to give the following festive post a second airing. It which first appeared here way back in 2007. A very happy Christmas to all our readers! “If soldiers could declare a truce at Christmas, why…

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Marilyn on overseas divorce, featuring Julian Hawkhead

November 17, 2014 2 comments

Marilyn Stowe. Julian Hawkhead, blog, divorce

In my latest video post, I am once again joined by the Managing Partner of Stowe Family Law’s Leeds office, Julian Hawkhead. This week, we discuss the key issues and pitfalls to look out for when a marriage breaks down abroad. Few people give sufficient attention to the legal consequences of moving abroad. If they…

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