Pre-nups, discounts and dog show: Our round-up of news for August 2023
There was a lot of news we found interesting in August 2023, so we've put a few of the news posts on our Facebook and Twitter pages together and a reminder of our blogs.
From our blog:
To celebrate 15 years of LGFL, we would like to give back to those who give so much. So, we’re introducing a new 10% discount to NHS employees, the emergency services, Armed Forces personnel, and other first responders such as the RNLI. Just ask for details.
One Supreme Court case shows the importance of full and frank disclosure of your financial information both at the start and during your divorce proceedings.
Spending £20k+ on your wedding? Why adding an hour or two of pre-marriage legal advice into your budget is a good investment for your future together.
Is your family dog a Lovely Lady or Fabulous Fella? Prizes to be won in these LGFL sponsored dog show classes at the Swallowfield Show 2023 this August Bank Holiday!
And from our social media streams:
This is a shocking statistic.
"Data showed that children removed from their parents were having to wait an average of 46 weeks to get a final decision on where they would live. "
The kit aims to help businesses spot the signs and create an appropriate environment for victims to disclose their experiences.
Remember full disclosure is the best way forward, or years later you pay for it!
“Under an archaic tort called “alienation of affection”, a third party—someone outside the marriage—can be liable if shown to have intentionally ruined the marital bond.”
The far reaching effects of modern technology.
This ‘historic win’ has ‘opened the door on a new chapter in international family law’.
A recent pledge signed by major firms to support employees going through a divorce suggests that employers should be providing more specific support for those experiencing the strain of divorce.
Parenting plans sotted for Reese
Full disclosure is required even if it's handbags.
"Divorce can be traumatic. … It is possible to learn to live a happy life after a divorce by leaning on the people you have around you and taking good care of your mental health."
"Mr Justice Mostyn said the “effect” of his decision would be to reduce Mr Baker’s “deemed net worth” to about £3.9 million and increase Mrs Baker’s net worth to £7.4 million."
"There is a strong likelihood that any agreement that meets these criteria will be upheld and, indeed, spouses entering into a prenup should assume they will be."
"At the heart of any good divorce lies openness, honesty and a willingness to be fair. Pursuing a ‘win-at-all-costs’ mindset will only lead to more hurt"
"Research suggests that children of divorced parents have a slightly elevated risk of divorce. Many children of divorced parents go on to have healthy, stable marriages."
Be careful of your career choices and remember to parent together!
This divorce has become one of the messiest and most confrontational celebrity break-ups in years
"But many couples undertaking DIY divorces may overlook pensions, even though they are potentially their largest financial asset besides the family home."
That's why divorcing couples should seek good advice.