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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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Judge hopes divorce case will act as a warning

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A man accused of “blatant dishonesty” in a recent divorce case has been ordered to pay his wife’s costs – totalling £334,000.

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Women more likely to seek a divorce due to housework responsibilities

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A recent study has highlighted that women are more likely than men to seek a divorce because of spending more time on doing household tasks.

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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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