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Divorce or Annulment – but which one?

Annulment or Divorce? If you have reached the end, and don’t know which way to turn, you might be contemplating a divorce. But wait, is it a divorce you are looking for or can you obtain an annulment?...

Are we married yet?

I declare you ‘Husband and Wife’ In the recently reported case of N v D [2015] EWFC 28, the Court had to consider the validity of a foreign marriage ceremony which took place in Nigeria...

On the run – publicity in the Family Court

Behind closed doors The Family Court is certainly in the news this week, with reports of Rebecca Minnock the ‘runaway mother’ making the headlines. But is this a one off or an indicator of...

Trust me – that Settles it!

Can you keep it in the family? At Paradigm Family Law we have seen a rise in the number of enquiries by family members wanting to set up trusts in order to make provision...

Secrets and Lives – Imerman is back

All human beings have three lives: public, private and secret Recently an English newspaper reported that a “Banker ‘hacked ex-wife’s computer’ in a bitter £1.2million divorce battle over French villas and luxury watches worth...

Life in Britain 2015

Life in the UK 2015

How do you feel today? The ONS has published a study it calls ‘Life in the UK 2015’ – a study of national well being. It says it provides a snapshot of life in...

Single Family Court – Q&A

Your Questions answered We wrote in our post “Unified Family Court?” here about changes to the Family Court and where family proceedings were going to be dealt with from the start of the year. The...

Lottery wins and Divorce

Spend, Spend, Spend it? The recent death of Pools winner Viv Nicholson prompted us to consider how the family court deals with a windfall such as a lottery win in the context of a divorce. Whilst...