Pension equality, divorce petition forms and a charity: our August round up of news
If you missed what we’ve been sharing this month, here’s a round up of our blogs and some of the news posts on our Facebook and Twitter pages.
From our blog:
How a Supreme Court ruling could ensure Mr Walker receives the same pension payment as a surviving same sex spouse as a female spouse would. The difference? £45,000 a year.
The new divorce petition forms seem to offer an easier way to represent yourself in your divorce case. However, some expert legal advice will help you decide if self-representation is right for you, your family and your budget.
From our social media:
Public divorce cases can have a devastating effect on the children concerned. So much so, this just urged Petra Ecclestone and her estranged husband James Stunt to agree their divorce in private, as he warned of the potential effect on their children of a public hearing.
The judge suggested "the sensible way forward" was for both sides to reach a reasonable compromise without them having to publicly give evidence and be cross-examined.
When the divorce is finalised many are celebrating with exotic holidays. Rather than tears and pity these holidays mark the start of something new for divorcees.
Impact of divorce on a property under joint ownership. Something to consider when buying a home.
In Singapore Lawyer Amolat Singh, a child representative appointed by the courts to give an impartial voice to children caught in acrimonious divorce cases.
An interesting article from The Times about the connection of #divorce and dementia.
Divorce isn’t all bad – sometimes it can help you better understand yourself.
Just how different is the law between Scotland and England for divorce?
A new study conducted on tens of thousands of couples has disproven claims that fertility treatments lead to higher divorce rates.