Divorce law blogs & family law blawgs

Guest divorce law blogs and family blawgs from family lawyers, solicitors and legal professionals.

How to make the split as smooth as possible?

by Paul Whitaker September 26, 2013 Divorce

Divorce is never going to be an easy experience for the parties or their children. It can be costly, time-consuming and complicated, not to mention emotionally exhaustive. The most desirable outcome would be for a divorce to be as friendly as possible. The key to this is to take a step back and view the […]

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Annulment Defined: Knowing Your Rights

by laura.bailey September 5, 2013 Divorce

What is annulment? Annulment is a legal method of ending a marriage. It differs from divorce in a number of ways. From a legal standpoint, annulment doesn’t just end a marriage: it completely erases it. Annulment can be a valid option for people who are against divorce for religious reasons. Do I qualify for an […]

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Common marital regime in Spanish Law

by David Lorenzo August 28, 2013 Divorce

Common Marital Regime in Spanish law In the common marital regime in Spanish Law the husband and wife gains or profits from any of them, will be allocated by half to dissolve. The common marital regime will begin at the time of the marriage or subsequently agreed upon at the time of capitulation. Common goods […]

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How Family Mediation could have helped Monty Panesar

by Slater & Gordon Lawyers August 21, 2013 Divorce

On Monday the Daily Mail reported that “England cricketer Monty Panesar’s recent drunken meltdown was triggered by the stress of a bitter break-up with his wife.” Sources say that he is devastated by the breakdown of his marriage and subsequent divorce. As a Family Law Solicitor dealing with all Family and Personal Matters we understand […]

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Common Grounds for Divorce that Helps You File Your Petition

by lawfirm August 20, 2013 Divorce

Divorce is a legal process. This may sound like a dreadful incident, yet this is an important step for many. When nothing works, going separate ways becomes necessary. This is a state governed issue and you need to seek legal assistance to deal with the matter. Hiring a family lawyer specialized in handling divorce will […]

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Why rows over money can lead to Divorce

by Slater & Gordon Lawyers August 1, 2013 Divorce

Whilst many Husbands and Wives row over issues relating to their children, parenting, the in-laws, socialising and sex, a recent study has shown that it is those who row mostly over money that are the ones destined for Divorce. According to the Family Relationships journal report, arguments about money are the top predictor for divorce; […]

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I was never married – what parental rights do I have?

by EdwardHandsandLewis July 30, 2013 Blawg

By Faye Remnant The legal rights and responsibilities of mothers and fathers are known as ‘parental responsibility’. The most important duties of someone with parental responsibility are to protect and maintain the child, provide the child with a home, consenting to medical treatment, looking after the child’s property, disciplining the child, choosing and providing the […]

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5 Key Takeaways from the Florida Alimony Law Debate

by Howard Iken July 16, 2013 Divorce

1. Alimony will be changing – Whether it is this year, next year, or several years after, it is a given that an overhaul will be enacted for alimony in Florida. In the prior decade the alimony statutes received the equivalent of several fresh coats of paint. There was minor tinkering here and there but […]

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London – the divorce capital of the world?

by jelvin July 4, 2013 Divorce

In 2012, London cemented its reputation as the “divorce capital of the world”. A review by the Law Commission concluded that family law in the UK was perceived to be more generous than it is in other countries. London Mayor Boris Johnson echoed these opinions and even urged the wives of billionaires to travel to London so […]

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Divorce is Destroying us as a nation!

by Alex Bright June 24, 2013 Divorce

According to the Office for National Statistics, there were over 117,588 divorces in England and Wales in 2011. The effects for the numerous families involved in a divorce can be both emotionally and financially catastrophic. Can you imagine waking up one day to find yourself no longer in the home you built with your loved […]

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