Divorce & Splitting Up: 10,000 copies sold!

January 30, 2017 0 comments

Marilyn Stowe

Marilyn Stowe’s guide to the legalities of ending a relationship has now sold more than 10,000 copies. Divorce & Splitting Up; Advice from a Top Divorce Lawyer was written by Senior Partner Marilyn Stowe to provide an accessible guide to the complexities that surround the end of a marriage or partnership. To celebrate this milestone,…

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Charity urges increase in family mediation

January 24, 2017 2 comments

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A charity has called for an increased use of mediation during family breakdown. The public needs a better understanding of the divorce process so children and other “at-risk parties” can be better protected, the Family Mediation Association (FMA) insists. This call comes during the organisation’s Family Mediation Week, which launched yesterday and will run until…

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Most voluntary childcare arrangements last more than a year

December 16, 2016 0 comments

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Almost two thirds of voluntary child support arrangements are still in place a year later, the government has announced. According to new research published by the Department for Work and Pensions, the majority of divorced and separated parents have now set up voluntary ‘direct pay’ agreements in which child maintenance is paid directly by the…

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Zambian wife refuses to abandon son

December 6, 2016 0 comments

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A woman living in the Zambian capital Lusaka has refused to abandon her son after her husband filed for divorce. The woman, from the northern suburb of Meanwood, had a child with another man after separating from her husband for three years. The couple had originally married in 2000 and they began their trial separation…

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Boys must remain close to father says Australian court

November 29, 2016 2 comments

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The mother of two boys may not move to Western Australia from the south-eastern state of Victoria, a court has ruled. The family currently live near the coastal city of Warrnambool. The boy’s father is of Aboriginal heritage while the mother has a European background. The parents are separated and the brothers have only a…

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Father who left Orthodox community ‘must see children’

November 29, 2016 0 comments

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A father of two who left his Orthodox religious community must be allowed to continue seeing his children , a Family Court Judge has ruled. The case concerned a former couple living in London. Their two children are still quite young.. After their separation, they lived with the mother. The whole family had practised  Satmar…

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NZ man burnt down home after his wife left him

November 23, 2016 7 comments

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An New Zealand man has been charged with arson after burning down his home days after his wife left him. The 55 year-old electrician, from Dunedin on the country’s South Island, was also charged with drink driving in the city’s District Court, the New Zealand Herald reports The man and his estranged wife had been…

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