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Owens decision strengthens the need for divorce reform and no fault divorce
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • March 27 2017

On Friday the 24 March 2017, the Court of Appeal, which included the President of the Family Court, refused the appeal of Mrs Tini Owens against the

Owens v Owens judgment: huge setback for divorcing couples and society as whole
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 24 2017

The Court of Appeal has today dismissed the appeal of a wife, Tini Owens, seeking to divorce her husband of 39 years, Hugh Owens, for his unreasonable

Divorce: How to protect your assets and your reputation
  • Boodle Hatfield
  • United Kingdom
  • March 24 2017

Divorce is something that few people plan for. Dividing up shared assets and moving them out of tax-efficient vehicles can be costly and reaching a

Parental Alienation
  • Spratt Endicott Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • March 22 2017

Parental alienation is when a child rejects their parent, apparently for no reason, and in most cases occurs after or during a relationship break-down

Landmark Supreme Court decision for Hill Dickinson in N -v- ACCG and Ors
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 22 2017

‘What is the role of the Court of Protection where there is a dispute between the providers or funders of health or social care services for a person

For better: for worse
  • Michelmores LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 20 2017

When can a couple get divorced? That was the issue before a divorce court in a recent case which attracted publicity because the circumstances were so

English High Court confirms that a claim for financial provision from an estate does not survive death of the applicant
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 16 2017

Under English law (and the law of many countries with similar legal systems), a dependent of a deceased person can - subject to various conditions

Changing your name in Scotland
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 15 2017

This week the National Records of Scotland published the top 100 lists of most popular names for babies whose births were registered in 2016. There

Practical tips on varying spousal maintenance - does life mean life?
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • March 14 2017

Whilst the written judgment has yet to be made available, according to press summaries, Mr Mills was ordered to continue paying maintenance to Mrs

Do’s and Don’ts for Farmers - a family lawyer’s perspective
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 10 2017

Divorces where the matrimonial property includes a farming business are often some of the most difficult and fraught ones to deal with. Problems can