Tag Archives: divorce

What’s the story?

  Some might say, the 8 year marriage of Liam Gallagher and Nicole Appleton may be just another column of gossip in the tabloids.  However, their divorce proceedings do have implications for financial proceedings arising out of divorce for other … Continue reading

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Unbundled services in family cases supported by Court of Appeal

The recent case of Minkin v Landsberg (Practising as Barnet Family Law) [2015] EWCA Civ 1152 recognises the inevitability of family practitioners providing ‘unbundled’ and bespoke services in the wake of legal aid cuts. The facts Mr & Mrs Minkin … Continue reading

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THE 3 STEP DIY UNDEFENDED DIVORCE FLOWCHART

With Legal Aid going many individuals may seek to undertake the divorce themselves, here is a very basic guide where couples have agreed. If in any doubt then please contact me. STEP 1 Warning: If you are not domiciled or … Continue reading

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Should spousal maintenance cease on permanent cohabitation?

That was the topic of debate last night chaired by the Honourable Mr Justice Coleridge before an audience of family lawyers in Bristol. The Proposer of the motion was Christopher Sharp QC who was seconded by Andrew Commins both of St … Continue reading

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Dogs suffer in divorce!

According to the Daily Mail on Saturday and a survey by the Kennel Club, more than 700 dogs will be ending up in rescue centres this month as a result of couples splitting up. This statement surprises me as in … Continue reading

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Make Sure it is not the season to make lawyers jolly!

Traditionally the media will have you believe that all relationships breakdown over the Christmas period and that the first week of January is boom time for us family lawyers with 7th January touted as D-Day (Divorce Day) Many relationships do … Continue reading

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Personal Injury (PI) and Clinical Negligence settlements and divorce.

My marriage is breaking down, what will happen to my personal injury damages? Now that I have joined a Barcan Woodward a Firm specialising in PI and Clinical Negligence claims I am seeing more clients who ask this question. The … Continue reading

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