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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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Private family law matters taking longer to resolve

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The average time taken to conclude private family law cases has increased, claims legal organisation Resolution.

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Millionaire warned he could face jail if he doesn’t pay his ex-wife maintenance

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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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Employer loans taken into consideration for child support

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A mother has successfully argued that loans were part of her ex-husband’s income, and should therefore be included for the purpose of the child support maintenance assessment.

The father, described as a “highly skilled person testing computer software”, declared that his earned income was just £12,345 per annum net of tax.

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14-year-old’s father jailed after forcing her to marry a 30-year-old who then abused her

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A father who forced his daughter to marry a 30-year-old man, on her 14th birthday, has been jailed after the girl sought police help.

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Roll-out of new divorce hubs continues

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A shake-up of the family court network will see 40 per cent of all divorce work in England and Wales go through the same hub.

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Website launched for children whose parents are divorcing

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Family lawyers and mediators across the country are joining forces with UK charity Kids in the Middle (KITM) to offer valuable support to children experiencing a family break-up.

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Tyneside couples sentenced for fake ‘partner-swapping’ marriages

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Pakistani couple Muhammad Hanif and Huma Aslam, who had student visas to be in the UK, worked with Czech couple Michal Mankos and Katerina Gerychova in order to swap partners and enter sham marriages.

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Runaway mother Rebecca Minnock was ‘utterly irresponsible’, says judge

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A mum who went missing for 17 days with her three-year-old son following a custody battle has been reprimanded by a judge as being “utterly irresponsible”.

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High Court judge says immigrants should be allowed to hit their children

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Police and social workers should make allowances for “cultural context” while investigating the cases of alleged physical abuse by parents.

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A growing number of over 65s are filing for divorce

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A greater proportion of pensioners are choosing to part ways according to new research from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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