Divorce down as pre-nups rise

The first working day in January is commonly known as Divorce Day, when family lawyers receive more enquiries than at any other time of the year, but they are more likely to be faced with ‘silver splitters’ than young couples these days. The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show that despite the…

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When to unravel the web of deceit in divorce

Unhappy ex-spouses hoping to get their divorce settlements reviewed following a landmark judgment last month are being urged to check their facts first.   It was predicted that the Supreme Court rulings in the cases of Alison Sharland and Varsha Gohil could open the floodgates to thousands of couples wanting to revisit agreements made under a…

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