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Why naming and shaming adulterers is a great leap backwards

By Peter Jones, founder The government’s new divorce form, aimed at making the process more user-friendly, is more likely to…

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Energy trader’s divorce reignites debate over fair settlements

  The case of a successful energy trader – who is appealing against a High Court decision to award almost…

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Why representing yourself in court could be financially and emotionally costly

There has been a dramatic rise in the number of litigants in person – those representing themselves in divorce court…

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As ‘Brangelina’ split continues to dominate the headlines, how to guarantee your privacy

The media frenzy continues a week after Angelina Jolie filed for divorce from Brad Pitt with every aspect of their…

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Why a panel of judges’ guide on pre-nuptial agreements needs to be put into context

By family law specialist, Norman Taylor The statement of a panel of judges that says:  “for most people they will…

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£2m divorce battle puts post-nups in legal spotlight

A High Court judge has upheld the terms of a post-nuptial agreement drawn up by a multi-millionaire property tycoon and…

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No ‘meal ticket’ – making a fair deal palatable in spousal maintenance

A landmark judgement in which a judge told an ex-wife to ‘get a job’ is fuelling debate about whether a…

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Rags to riches – delayed divorce payout ruling is cautionary tale

By Peter Jones, founder and partner Could a landmark Supreme Court ruling allowing a woman to make a claim for…

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Can’t pay or won’t pay? – what to do when your ex stops maintenance

By Peter Jones, Founder and Partner Former oil trader Michael Prest has hit the headlines after being given a four…

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How prenups can help couples to pick ‘n’ mix their assets

By Peter Jones, partner and founder The gagging order on Katie Price’s soon to be ex-husband Kieran Hayler has catapulted…