New Pensions Guidance
A recently published report provides Guidance for how Pensions should be treated in divorce.
The Blame Game No More - England & Wales to remove fault-based divorce ground
It has been announced today that the law governing divorce in England & Wales is to be changed to allow spouses to divorce on a ‘no fault’ ground.
The Grounds for Divorce in NI
Today, the Supreme Court refused to allow 60-year-old Tini Owens a divorce from her husband of 40 years despite Mrs Owens claiming her husband had behaved badly towards her and she was unhappy in the marriage.
Divorce and Pension Entitlement
When a marriage breaks down and spouses begin the task of trying to negotiate a financial settlement, many are often surprised to discover that one of the most valuable assets in their marriage, particularly if it is a long marriage, is their pension.
Wife refused divorce as unreasonable behaviour claimed is expected in a marriage
The wife of a multimillionaire farmer has asked the Court of Appeal to overturn the decision made by a lower Court to refuse her a divorce after the Judge hearing her divorce ruled that her husband's behaviour was to be "expected in a marriage".
dragons den star duncan bannatyne gave false evidence in divorce
Former Dragon's Den star and entrepreneur Duncan Bannatyne has failed in an attempt to prevent a newspaper from reporting allegations that he gave false evidence during his divorce in 2012.
financial settlement in divorce
Claire Edgar, Family Law Partner at Francis Hanna & Co Solicitors, has recently successfully concluded financial settlement negotiations on behalf of her client upon the breakdown of his marriage. Her client ultimately received a healthy settlement without the stress or expense of Court proceedings.