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    As the dust settles following the excitement of the hearing of Mrs Owens’ appeal to the Supreme Court last week, we consider what the future holds for divorce law in this...
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    The wife of a bigamist has had her divorce award increased by a judge at a family court in Liverpool. Yvonne Gibney began divorce proceedings against her husband Maurice...
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    Last week MPs debated in the House of Commons the issue of grandparents’ contact with their grandchildren. The debate was moved by Nigel Huddleston, Conservative MP for for Mid Worcestershire, who...
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    It’s a description that one comes across regularly in the media and elsewhere: “London is the divorce capital of the world”. Only today an article in the Financial Times...
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    Family Law Cafe welcomes the appointment of Sir Andrew McFarlane as the next President of the Family Division. Sir Andrew will take over as President on the 28th of July,...
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    Lady Hale, the President of the Supreme Court, has proposed that there be an online ‘one stop shop’ to deal with all aspects of divorce cases. In a speech...
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    A wife who argued that she should receive a more generous divorce settlement because she should have received a share of the earning capacity her husband had ‘accumulated’ during the...
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    It has been reported that the actress Amber Heard, the former wife of actor Johnny Depp, has donated part of her $7 million divorce settlement to the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles...
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    The news that actor Russell Crowe and his soon-to-be ex-wife Danielle Spencer are holding a ‘divorce auction’ to sell off hundreds of possessions valued at some $1 million may have...
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    Two recent cases demonstrate how you should not behave if you are involved in family court proceedings (or, indeed, in any type of court proceedings). The first case, which...
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    In a speech given at the Law School, University of Edinburgh, on 20 March the President of the Family Division Sir James Munby outlined his views on the future of...
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    The Home Office and Ministry of Justice have launched a consultation on domestic abuse, seeking views on measures to be included in the government’s forthcoming draft Domestic Abuse Bill. The...
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