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14 February 2018 0 Comments Posted in Family, News

Crypto cash divorce nightmare looming, warns Royds Withy King

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Vandana Cryptocurrency solicitor

Law firm Royds Withy King is acting on three separate high value divorce cases where spouses are seeking the disclosure and a potential share of cryptocurrency assets.  These are a first wave of cases that the firm is expecting. The …

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22 February 2016 0 Comments Posted in Opinion

Children of people trafficking victims put up for adoption

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The children of Slovakian parents have been put up for adoption in the latest period of what the judge described as the family’s “sad and disturbing” history.

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19 February 2016 0 Comments Posted in Opinion

Church of England summer synod to be dominated by same-sex marriage debate

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The July synod will see small groups spend two full days in private plenary sessions, discussing the two long-contested issues.

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15 February 2016 0 Comments Posted in Opinion

Ten per cent of married Brits regret not signing a pre-nuptial agreement

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One in ten married Brits wish they had insisted their partner sign a pre-nuptial agreement, according to a new survey.

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12 February 2016 0 Comments Posted in Opinion

Recent studies reveal that most people don’t regret their divorce

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A recent survey highlighted in the press by Sir Paul Coleridge, Chairman of the Marriage Foundation, found that 22% of people who divorced felt deep regret – but what about the 78% who, according to the polls, were perfectly happy with their decision?

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1 September 2014 0 Comments Posted in Family, Opinion

Couple bid to change rules governing conversion from civil partnerships to marriage

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A couple from Devon have presented a 40,000-strong petition to the minister responsible for equal marriage, asking for the rules governing the conversion of civil partnerships into full marriages to be changed.

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11 August 2014 0 Comments Posted in Family, Opinion

Rise in Marriages

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Official figures published recently have revealed that there has been a rise in the number of marriages taking place in England and Wales. In particular, religious ceremonies, which suggests that “traditional marriages” may be back in fashion.

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6 June 2014 0 Comments Posted in Family, Opinion

Family Courts See Rise in Self-Representation

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A report published at the end of last month (May) has suggested that almost half of all parents involved in a legal dispute relating to access to their children were going through the court process without having taken any legal advice.

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4 June 2014 0 Comments Posted in Family, Opinion

Same-Sex Marriages Allowed in British Consulates

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At the end of March of this year, legislation enabling same-sex marriage in England and Wales came into force. Scotland is expected to introduce similar legislation later this year. The legislation follows the introduction of the “Consular Marriage and Marriages under Foreign Law Order 2014” which came into force yesterday (June 3rd).

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28 May 2014 0 Comments Posted in Family, Life, Opinion

International Family Law Matters

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Over the weekend, the 30th International Missing Children’s Day took place, with a leading charity turning to social media to highlight and raise awareness of the issue of missing children in the UK.

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Calls for More Legal Rights for Couples who Cohabit

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At the end of April of this year, one of the UK’s most senior judges suggested that unmarried women who live with their partner are effectively “thrown on the scrapheap” if the relationship breaks down.

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Impending Changes to Child Maintenance

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On 21st May, it was announced that thousands of single parents throughout the UK are to receive letters informing them of changes to their child maintenance arrangements.

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