Divorce experts back no-fault divorces

May 16, 2018 1 comment

93% of Stowe Family Law’s divorce experts back no-fault divorces. In February, we undertook an in-house research project at Stowe Family Law to gauge opinions from our expert divorce lawyers on reforming divorce laws in England and Wales. And the results were in resounding favour of reform with 85% off those questioned backing calls for…

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Government launches domestic abuse consultation

March 8, 2018 1 comment

family life

The government has launched its expected consultation on proposed new domestic violence legislation. Jointly launched by Justice Secretary David Gauke and Home Secretary Amber Rudd, the consultation seeks views from interested parties, including victims, on “measures to be included in the government’s draft Domestic Abuse Bill.” The proposals include the possibility of special protections in…

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A group for separated Mums and Dads by Emma Newman

February 13, 2018 1 comment

family life

Going from parenting together to parenting apart is a huge step.  It can be a very lonely step and one that throws up all sorts of challenges we did not anticipate. To help with these challenges I have been working with the very talented Mette Theilmann from Parenting Success. She is a parenting coach with…

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Who pays the school fees if Mum and Dad divorce?

January 29, 2018 3 comments

children, family law

TV Presenter Nick Knowles is perhaps best known for hosting long-running BBC show DIY SOS, although he has been the face of a long list of other shows as well. He and estranged wife Jessica Moor, who only married in September 2012,  are now locked in a “ bitter divorce battle”, the Daily Mail reports,…

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Millionaires’ ex-wives vs the divorce courts

January 18, 2018 3 comments

finances and divorce

Last night’s BBC Two show Millionaires’ Ex-Wives Club profiled the former spouses of two wealthy businessmen and the drawn-out courtroom battles that followed the ends of their marriages. Lisa Imerman fought her former husband Vivian for a share of his huge fortune. His original wealth had been made in the fruit juice industry before their…

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Looking back and moving forward

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January 2, 2018 0 comments

family law

As the old saying goes, time flies. It’s been quite a year at Stowe Family Law and time really has flown by in an exciting and challenging blur. It’s hard to believe that it was only February that we received the investment from Livingbridge to support our future growth plans and at the same time…

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Stowe Family Law explains prenups to huge US audience

December 1, 2017 0 comments

marriage

Stowe Family Law Senior Partner Julian Hawkhead has been quoted in popular US magazine US Weekly, discussing the possibility that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle might sign a prenuptial agreement before their forthcoming wedding. US Weekly is a celebrity and entertainment-focused publication with a circulation comfortably exceeding two million. Writing for the many fans of…

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Living together? How to protect your rights by Claire Ward

November 28, 2017 1 comment

family law

There are now 3.3 million cohabiting couples in the UK – that’s one family in five, making this the fastest growing family type. Whilst there may be many reasons couples choose not to marry, most don’t realise they can be leaving themselves in a precarious situation. Many people in such a situation should consider protecting…

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