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First divorce cases set in motion following Ashley Madison leak

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It is understood that the first divorce cases resulting from the much-publicised leak of data from a controversial dating website have now been set in motion.

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Research reveals UK divorce trends

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A new survey examining those areas of the UK with the highest divorce rate has uncovered a surprising trend.

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Cohabitation is just as beneficial as marriage in terms of health

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A new study based on UK data indicates that men and women in non-marital cohabiting relationships have midlife health outcomes similar to those in marriages.

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Court closure proposals will not affect family law reforms

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Ministers have had to issue assurances that plans to close courts across England and Wales will not disrupt family reforms already underway.

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Mediation on the rise as couples take divorce out of courts

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More couples seeking a divorce are turning to mediation, according to the largest provider of family mediation in England and Wales.

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Children from 12 families protected by court due to radicalisation fears

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According to Scotland Yard, over 30 children aged between two and 17 have been removed from their families following family court orders made due to radicalisation fears.

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Divorcee’s long-running legal battle ends in prison sentence

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A woman who previously said she would be willing to go to jail in her fight for a fair divorce settlement was last week sent to prison.

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New twist in long-running divorce battle

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A businessman has been warned he will go to prison unless he complies with the terms of an order, which requires him to pay his ex-wife hundreds of thousands of pounds.

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Over-50s most likely to divorce

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New figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have highlighted a growing number of older people electing to end their marriage.

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Judge claims that social worker’s report should have been written in ‘plain English’

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Judge Jeremy Lea has claimed that a social worker’s report, which was being used in a family court case to decide on the adoption of two children, was so poorly written that it would have meant the same to the involved parties had it been “in a foreign language”.

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More retired couples choose to get divorced following new pension freedom rules

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More married couples are reportedly getting divorced during the later stages of their lives, following the introduction of new pension freedom rules in April.

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Ex-wife ordered out of £2m ‘fortress’ by Court of Appeal

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A scorned wife who turned her £2m marital home into a ‘fortress’ after her rich husband divorced her has been ordered to leave after a three-year bitter dispute.

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