New Domestic Abuse Laws

New Domestic Abuse Laws

Domestic abuse has been in the press a great deal of recent years and we have previously produced blogs in relation to hot topics like coercive control and the changes to legal aid. New laws have taken a further step in the direction of protecting victims of domestic...
Tax Implications on Divorce

Tax Implications on Divorce

Can divorce affect the tax I pay? Amidst the turmoil of divorce, unsurprisingly tax is usually not at the forefront of anybody’s mind. Many separating couples are shocked to learn that the tax implications on separation can be ginormous. It is incredibly important to...
What Is Coercive Control?

What Is Coercive Control?

There has been a growing awareness of coercive controlling behaviour in recent years. Since 2015 and the introduction of the Serious Crime Act coercive control has been a criminal offence punishable by imprisonment of up to five years. Its profile was raised last year...
HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

According to the press January is one of the busiest times of the year for divorce lawyers. Publications are awash with articles from solicitors writing about how divorce rates spike in January. Well readers, I am bucking the trend. I want to write about what you can...
Woman wins court battle over £1.4 million family home

Woman wins court battle over £1.4 million family home

A woman has won a “hugely acrimonious” court battle against her ex-husband over their £1.4 million family home. The wife obtained a religious divorce in 2013 and later spoke out about restrictions placed on women in the orthodox Jewish community. The husband initially...
Religious Marriages and Divorces

Religious Marriages and Divorces

A Civil divorce does not bring a Jewish marriage to an end. In order to bring a Jewish marriage to an end, a husband must provide his wife with a Jewish divorce ‘get’. If a husband refuses to do so the only recourse is for a Jewish wife to apply to the...
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