Ben, Bill, Adele, Britney and Art collections: our round-up of news for December 2021
If you missed what we’ve been sharing last month, here’s a round up of our blogs and some of the news posts on our Facebook and Twitter pages.
From our blog:
More and more celebrities are sharing important personal announcements on social media, including splits and divorces. However, when these announcements turn into emotional exchanges, how does that impact on their children, their family and their pending divorce case? LGFL Director Rita Gupta explores how the Ioan Gruffodd / Alice Evans example sheds light on why it's so important to think and take time out before clicking the Post button....
If you're separated and have children, you may think that splitting Christmas Day between your two homes might be the fairest option. However, there's a lot of logistics, let alone emotions to consider. Director Rita Gupta has put together her list of pros and cons so you can discuss this with your family and decide what's best for you and your children.
Need to make child arrangement for Christmas period? Fellow Director Rita Gupta explains how a simple letter from a family law firm such as ourselves can help smooth the way for separated and divorced parents.
From our social media:
The actor, who has spoken openly about addiction before, told Howard Stern that his divorce likely allowed him to quit drinking.
Bill Gates Reflects On His Divorce, Being Alone During Covid And The ‘Most Difficult’ Year Of His Life
Even one of the world’s richest men reflects on his family and the pandemic.
Really important issue to be aware of. Tech abuse and stalking can present real risks.
This is a horrific case of child cruelty. So many questions of how the authorities missed this. Please be aware the article contains distressing content.
Climate change affecting divorce in unexpected ways!
It follows a campaign for Tony's Law by the adoptive family of seven-year-old Tony Hudgell, who had both legs amputated following abuse.
Justice Secretary Dominic Raab said the legislation would provide "maximum protection to the most vulnerable".
Have acted for so many clients who do this.
Definitely some great viewing.
"This law change could make the difference in getting thousands of survivors and victims of abuse across the country each year the justice and the protection they need."
That is one large amount to split!
Really interesting case. Allegations of abuse within the family and financial control.
Very insightful article. Abuse does not discriminate.
Interesting case where I think the wife may receive some sympathy!
This will be controversial and challenging for abuse cases.
"Family judges hold immense power, and society as a whole would benefit from an increased understanding of what they do, why they do it, and how this alters the course of hundreds of thousands of lives every year."
And still it rumbles on
A great series. It touches on so many issues of abuse. The difficulty in proving the abuse, generational differences in the perception & cycles of abuse. The protagonist herself leaves a trail of destruction behind her as she navigates her life & survival.
Some local authorities in England are looking at ways to provide housing for domestic abuse perpetrators, so enabling their victims to stay in the family home. Such plans are a response to calls from charities and campaigners.
Really. "Forgetting" you were divorced?
And apparently his six children and thirteen grandchildren, were also convinced he was deaf.