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17 March 2015 0 Comments Posted in Family, Opinion

Ex-wife allowed to claim for financial relief 27 years after separating from her husband – should you be worried?

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Last week the Supreme Court ruled that the ex-wife of a now wealthy green energy tycoon should be allowed to pursue her financial claims against her former husband 27 years after they had separated and 19 years after their divorce was finalised.

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31 October 2014 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Family, For life

The price of porkies: How atrociously people can behave when involved in an acrimonious divorce

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A recent ‘big money’ case illustrates the absurd length that people will sometimes go to when involved in an acrimonious divorce.

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29 October 2014 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Family, For life

How the Family Courts divide family assets

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The case of Mr and Mrs Tattersall illustrates the approach that the Family Courts will apply in distributing relatively modest matrimonial assets (£280,000 of capital and pensions), where the mother has had to reduce her working hours and the father has also sought to do so, justifying this by saying he needed to spend time looking after his daughter at weekends.

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25 February 2013 0 Comments Posted in News

Withy King to offer family law arbitration

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Jon Toogood, a family law expert at Withy King, has qualified as a Family Law Arbitrator. He will become a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, joining a select band of 75 Family Arbitrators nationwide. Arbitration is another way …

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27 January 2012 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies

Stone quarry worker who suffered an arm amputation receives £475,000 after horrific accident at work

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When Mr W* set off for work one day in September 2001 he expected it to be a usual day at the quarry, but it quickly turned into a day of disaster. Mr W worked at a local stone quarry …

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