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Separation, the City and Spousal Support

Liz Cowell | Posted 29.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Cowell

It is no secret that London is regarded by many people as "the world's divorce capital". That label does not necessarily refer to the number of separations handled by that city's courts or even for its making world record-breaking settlements. Rather, it could be argued that London has developed a unique appeal because of its being regarded as "wife-friendly" in terms of the way in which marital assets have been divided in recent years.

BoJo, billionaires and 'divorce tourism'

Fiona Wood | Posted 20.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Fiona Wood

The proportion of foreign cases being heard in London remains high, even if there is evidence that the kind of settlements being awarded are slightly less generous than they were in previous years.

Children in a Legal Vacuum: International Child Abduction

Natasha Kuilak Mellersh | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Natasha Kuilak Mellersh

Many of us take on work or studies in a foreign country, and some of us end up having a family with someone of a different nationality. But if the relationship breaks down, this type of globally mobile lifestyle brings new challenges for the family courts. Where do you file for a divorce? What about custody and visitation? What if the custody battle turns acrimonious?

Two Extremes

Amanda McAlister | Posted 01.10.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda McAlister

Following last week's news that Malta is legalising divorce, I have to take a moment to sympathise