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    News Category: Divorce, civil partnerships and separation

    • 8 August 2013

      More over 60s getting divorced

      Recent local media reports have indicated that more over 60s are getting divorced.  This follows a recent report published by the Office for National Statistics. Read more

    • 25 April 2013

      High Court upholds separation agreement 22 years later

      In the recent case of T v T 2013, the Court held that a separation agreement signed by the parties in 1991 should be made an Order of Court. Read more

    • 27 March 2013

      Legal Aid no longer available for family law cases

      On 1 April 2013 the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 comes into force, which aims to trim the existing £2.2 billion legal aid bill by £350 million.  Read more

    • 28 February 2013

      News about divorce lawyers being greedy is “an unfair generalisation”

      A report published by the Legal Ombudsman today (28 February), entitled “The Costs of Separation”, has featured highly in today’s news.  The report found that divorce lawyers have the highest number of complaints from clients, compared with other areas of law.  The report also found that some divorce lawyers are failing to advise their clients to settle financial matters out of Court, therefore resulting in unnecessary costs. Read more

    • 25 January 2013

      Prison threat for separating couples who attempt to hide wealth

      The press has recently reported on the six month prison sentence given to property tycoon Scot Young on 16 January 2013 in the High Court, Family Division, as a result of his failure to provide full and frank financial disclosure amid an acrimonious divorce. Read more

    • 24 September 2012

      DIY is for the home…not for divorces

      When a relationship breaks down you are often faced with decisions surrounding several difficult issues.  These issues include arrangements for looking after any children and paying child maintenance; how assets, debts and property are to be divided; and how pensions and benefits are to be adjusted.  Naturally, many people will be conscious about finances during this uncertain and stressful time, and a “DIY” or online divorce, or one that is handled through a telephone call centre at a knock down price, may be appealing. Read more

    • 11 September 2012

      New formula to settle divorce payouts?

      Emma Alfieri reports on the Law Commission's recently published consultation. Read more

    • 16 July 2012

      Recession affecting divorce

      Emma Alfieri, from our family law team, reports that the recession is having a real impact on couples wishing to separate or divorce. Read more