Marilyn Stowe: my life and values

September 25, 2014 1 comment

Marilyn Stowe

In this brand new video, Stowe Family Law Senior Partner Marilyn Stowe takes a trip back in time. She recalls her parents and the many ways in which her family influenced her very successful legal career. She revisits the very earliest days of Stowe Family Law in Halton, Leeds, and remembers a heady period in…

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A time for flowers

September 23, 2014 1 comment

Marilyn Stowe

This time last year, my family was facing our first Jewish New Year without my parents, for whom we, their children, were still in our period of mourning. I love flowers and normally my home is filled with them on the New Year, but there were no flowers back then. Our hearts were too heavy…

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Radio 4 Moneybox: money and relationships

September 17, 2014 0 comments

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Like the Today programme and Woman’s Hour, Moneybox is one of the Radio 4 fixtures which have lodged themselves firmly in the national consciousness. For those who have never tuned in, the show is a weekly look at the world of personal finance. I appeared on today’s episode to discuss that perennial hot button topic,…

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Fraud appeal going to Supreme Court by John Bolch

September 9, 2014 0 comments

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Marilyn Stowe and I tend to agree on most things relating to family law, but the case of Sharland v Sharland was a rare exception. I wrote about the case here back in February after the Court of Appeal dismissed the wife’s appeal (the case was originally known simply as S v S) and Marilyn…

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‘Divorce Hotel’ to open in New York

September 5, 2014 0 comments

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A hotel in New York State will soon be offering couples the opportunity to divorce over the course of a weekend stay. The resort in Saratoga Springs, NY has long been a popular venue for weddings, but within the next few weeks it will team up with Dutch company DivorceHotel to allow couples to separate…

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Stowe Family Law celebrates one year in Wetherby

August 26, 2014 0 comments

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Stowe Family Law’s sixth office opened in Wetherby, West Yorkshire, one year ago. Based at Oakgate House in Market Place, the Wetherby office is ably run by experienced family solicitors Liz Bell and Hayley Edwards, under the overall guidance of Stowe Family Law Senior Partner Marilyn Stowe. The firm’s office in Wetherby was the third…

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Infidelity, adultery and your bank account

July 22, 2014 0 comments

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During my recent visit to the US, I took a little time out to talk to a reporter from Fox News. She was writing a piece on the financial aspects of the biggest of all relationship bombs – infidelity. Specifically, she was interested in the financial clues that an unfaithful partner might unwittingly leave behind….

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Reporting financial remedy proceedings in a divorce by John Bolch

July 9, 2014 1 comment

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As Marilyn Stowe explained here last month, the upcoming divorce between hedge fund manager Chris Hohn and his estranged wife Jamie may lead to Britain’s biggest ever financial settlement. Naturally, the case has generated considerable interest in the media. It was interesting, therefore, to read that Mrs Justice Roberts has permitted the media to publish…

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