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Growth journey’s end – When billionaires divorce

News of Bill and Melinda Gates’ divorce only surfaced once a deal had been done and every “i” had been dotted and “t” crossed in their no doubt mammoth and confidential settlement agreement. So the world never got to witness …

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Ministry of Justice releases its Quarterly Family Court Statistics

“As predicted, Lockdown has led to an increase (5%) in the number of divorce cases started in the last quarter of 2020. This is not, though,  quite the catastrophic rise predicted by some, with many couples probably holding off from …

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Shake up of CGT?

The Covid pandemic has dealt a serious blow to the state of the nation’s finances. Predicting what the pandemic holds in store has proven a real problem for commentators and the Government alike, but it seems certain that eventually the …

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Kim vs Kanye: Will the terms of their prenup be upheld if they divorce?

If the rumours are true Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have now “completely stopped marriage counselling” and their nearly seven year marriage is sadly heading to the divorce courts. While some may feel that two lucky Californian attorneys are about …

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Coronavirus: can I vary my maintenance payments?

1.  Consider the whole family’s financial circumstances This first step of course depends on the extent to which you know the full picture, however the idea is to ask yourself how serious the current financial position is.  What are the …

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Coronavirus: What does it mean for you and your divorce?

This article explores a few of the issues that may be encountered in the upcoming months, which will be spent battling coronavirus and preparing for its aftermath. For those embarking upon divorce and separation Reports from China already suggest a …

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Islamic marriage ceremony ruled as void marriage

In what is being described as a “landmark” ruling, the Court of Appeal overturned a High Court judgement last week (14/02/20), ruling that a religious Nikah ceremony is a void marriage. The case relates to the separation of Nasreen Akhter …

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