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Married people are more likely to survive cancer than their single counterparts, a new study suggests.
Researchers from Harvard University studied the outcomes for more than 730,000 people who had been diagnosed with ten different cancers between 2004 and 2008.
Tory support amongst female voters has plummeted in the wake of childcare policy changes new research commissioned by high profile mothering website Mumsnet suggests.
According to the research, carried out by polling organisation Ipsos MORI, female support
Nearly a fifth of parents end the school holidays contemplating divorce or separation, according to new research from Stowe Family Law.
Eighteen per cent of parents began the new school year contemplating major changes to their
The numbers of over 60s divorcing their partners leapt in the decade to 2011, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has reported.
Almost 9,500 men aged over 60 divorced during 2011, according to the analysis, a
Legalisation of divorce in Ireland led to greater numbers of married women seeking jobs, new research has found.
Think tank the Economic Social and Research Institute examined the entry of Irish women into the workplace between 1994 and 2001.
Men are happier than women, and married couples happier than singles, according to a new study.
The study, commissioned by Benenden Health, asked participants to rate their happiness in 12 areas of life. Men reported higher levels of happiness in seven of the 12 areas,
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has conducted the first ever study into false allegations of domestic violence and rape, concluding that they are rare.
The report, which has been published by the Director of Public Prosecutions, suggests
Men who get on well with their in-laws have a 20 per cent lower risk of getting divorced, according to a new study.
Researchers at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research studied 373 couples from a similar ethnic background over a period of 26 years. When the study
With the rise of so-called “silver divorce”, couples over the age of 55 are now more likely to split up and so pensions are increasingly coming under the spotlight. How else are the couple expected to pay their way, given that life expectancies for both men and
A woman being divorced by her husband has illustrated her heartbreak in a case of vandalism on a Florida courthouse.
Audrey Dostie, a 35 year old in the midst of a bitter divorce, vandalized the courthouse at Jacksonville,
Only 42 per cent of women are currently saving sufficient funds for their retirement, according to a new report by pensions and savings company Scottish Widows.
By contrast 49 per cent of men are setting aside enough money, and this gender
International Women’s Day, on 8 March, celebrated the political, social and economic achievements of women. I was invited to appear on BBC Radio York on the day, to discuss if women really can “have it all”. Certainly, the stress and pressure …
It is frequently the case that the tearful woman who comes to see me for her first appointment has lost her strength and self-confidence. As her case progresses, however, the client undergoes a transformation. She begins to reassert herself and …
Yesterday morning my husband was reading the papers over a breakfast cup of coffee. He looked out into the garden. Our two giant Briard dogs were frolicking together, getting completely covered in snow. A little red robin was hopping about on the …
I have spent the last week or so championing the cause of women who choose not to work. In the course of so doing I have had to think quite a lot about what they do, and do so well, and I have realised that compared to them, in so many ways, I am …
From the comment pages of the Yorkshire Post, 23/10/2009. Divorced from reality in the 21st century By Marilyn Stowe WE should all be raising glasses this week to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Divorce Reform Act 1969 gaining royal …
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Marilyn Stowe is the senior partner in Stowe Family Law, which has offices in Yorkshire, Cheshire and London. With more than 30 years’ experience handling divorce cases and family law proceedings she is regarded as one of the most formidable and sought after divorce lawyers in the UK. In 2012, Marilyn became one of the first solicitors to qualify as a family law arbitrator.
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