Marilyn Stowe talks: do you need a good lawyer?

July 6, 2016 3 comments

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The video which accompanies this post came about for a number of different reasons, but my reaction to them all gave me food for thought and helped crystallise in my mind what I wanted to say today. First of all, there was a three part series on BBC2 Mr v Mrs: Call the Mediator, which…

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Marilyn Stowe Blog receives worldwide recognition

July 4, 2016 1 comment

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The Marilyn Stowe Family Law and Divorce Blog has been running for nearly ten years and in that time we have gone out of our way to provide quality advice, legal information, useful videos and ‘how to’ guides along with the latest family law news, which we recently started shooting videos on. This has not gone unnoticed…

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Marilyn Stowe on divorce and family law

June 29, 2016 2 comments

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This morning, Marilyn Stowe appeared on Radio Verulam in St Albans, where Stowe Family Law has one of its offices. She was asked a series of questions on a range of family law topics from the station’s listeners. The first of which came from a woman whose husband was having an affair, although she couldn’t…

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Marilyn Stowe talks: how Brexit is like a divorce

June 28, 2016 19 comments

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Last week’s European Union referendum result cannot have escaped your attention.  With the Leave campaign, or Brexit, victorious the question became: what happens next? In their attempts to offer an answer, a lot of media outlets likened the result and subsequent fallout to the beginning of a divorce. So have prominent politicians. EU Commission President…

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Marilyn Stowe talks: call the family mediator?

June 22, 2016 2 comments

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Last night, the first in a three-part documentary series was shown on BBC2. Equal parts frustrating and intriguing,  Mr v Mrs: Call the Mediator offered a behind-the-scenes look at professional mediators struggling to steer different divorcing couples through this much discussed alternative to the family court. In this video I give my own reactions and…

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Marilyn Stowe talks: EU law and the race for jurisdiction

June 20, 2016 1 comment

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So finally the big week is here. On Thursday we will all have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to vote on a topic that has been a source of lingering tension and rumbling rows in British politics for decades: our membership of the European Union. It is an odd, uncertain time, with campaigners handing out leaflets on…

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Let’s talk family law!

June 13, 2016 4 comments

In the first instalment of a brand new series, Marilyn Stowe tackles the biggest news in UK family law this week. Topics include adultery in same-sex marriages, the grand finale of the epic Vince v Wyatt divorce, and Supreme Court Justice Lord Sumption, unafraid to give an opinion. We hope you enjoy the video. We welcome feedback, and if you…

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A week in family law: marriage, divorce and more

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April 29, 2016 0 comments

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It’s been a busy week for family law news, with stories ranging from marriage to divorce, and beyond. Here are the highlights. The first two stories emanated from Resolution, the association of family lawyers, which held its annual conference in Gateshead last weekend: Firstly, Nigel Shepherd, the association’s new national chair, used his first speech…

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