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Johnny Depp is to sue his ex-wife Amber Heard for $50m (£38m) claiming her allegations of abuse are an ‘elaborate hoax’ as he seeks to restore his reputation. Solicitor Charlotte Ebbutt looks at this case in more detail.
“During our marriage, I’ve worked part-time while looking after our children so my pension savings are much smaller than my partners. I’ve heard that women are entitled to a share of their husband’s pension on divorce. Is this true?”
Family lawyer Rebecca Stevens, who was praised by the President of the Family Law Division after doing more than 100 hours unpaid work for a father who didn’t qualify for legal aid funding, has been named a finalist in the …
A recent decision in SK v TK  EWHC 384 has confirmed the view that the courts will seek to ensure that assets are divided equally unless there are truly exceptional circumstances.
How valid is a financial consent order if one party lacked mental capacity at the time it was signed?
A recent ‘big money’ case illustrates the absurd length that people will sometimes go to when involved in an acrimonious divorce.
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.