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Fewer women seek divorce because their husbands have a more realistic expectation of marriage

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The number of wives seeking a divorce within five years of marriage has dropped over the last three decades, research indicates.

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Significant increase in new born babies taken into care

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A report released today by the University of Lancaster reveals a substantial increase in the amount of new born babies taken into care.

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Woman prevented from bringing further claims against her ex-husband

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The High Court had heard that Vivien Welch went to incredible lengths to try and gather evidence against her former spouse Denis, scouring his emails and even hiring a private investigator to arrange a fake job interview – an attempt to “expose” his earnings.

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Increasing number of cohabitees leads to new calls for change in the law

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The latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has confirmed that unmarried couples living under the same roof are now the fastest growing family type in Britain. Resolution, a leading family law association, said that politicians should look …

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Brain damaged ex-soldier locked in divorce proceedings

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A war veteran who suffered serious brain damage while serving in Afghanistan could lose what remains of his compensation package as part of a long-running divorce battle.

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Supreme Court ruling could have a considerable impact on divorce law

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The family law team at City-based solicitors Royds LLP have said that a landmark ruling could have significant implications for future divorce battles. The Supreme Court last week ruled in favour of two women who had claimed to have been …

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City solicitor appointed to charity’s board of trustees

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Royds solicitor Thomas Bjorn has been appointed to the board of trustees at a leading national charity. Thomas, a member of the law firm’s Corporate and Commercial team specialising in life sciences and technology law, has joined the top team …

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Women win divorce settlement appeal at Supreme Court

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In a landmark divorce ruling earlier today, two women who say they were misled by their ex-husbands and should get more money in their divorce settlements have won their Supreme Court fight. Alison Sharland and Varsha Gohil claim the men …

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Vindicated parents seek the return of their adopted child

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Campaigners are calling for a change in the law after a couple whose baby was taken away and adopted were cleared of child abuse.

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Study will reopen debate about no-fault divorce

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A think tank has agreed to fund a major new study into the options for overhauling divorce proceedings.

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Think tank will weigh up options for family court reform

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A major new study will examine ways that the UK could improve its divorce process.

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Grandparents jailed for role in child abduction

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Two grandparents from the West Midlands have been jailed in connection with the abduction of their two grandchildren by their mother, who took them to Costa Rica.

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