Celebrities & no-fault divorce: our round-up of news for June 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:
Who would our Directors choose to represent in the Bill and Melinda Gates divorce? Our new article explores the complexities of separating when billions of dollar are potentially involved.
No-fault divorce delay!
The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 will not come into force until 6th April 2022. (Almost 2 years after receiving Royal Assent).
Only then will couples be able to declare “The marriage has broken down irretrievably” and not need to allocate blame to either party. BUT at the cost of an extended timeframe. Our updated article explains more.
Celebrity divorce announcements on social media, and what they reveal about co-parenting ideas amongst the separating famous.
From our social media:
Will be interesting to see how the series portray 2 divorce lawyers negotiate their way through their own separation
Shocking case of abuse which led to murder.
Also Conservative MP Pauline Latham held meetings with ministers, including the justice secretary, Robert Buckland, to discuss the issue, including a proposal for a new criminal offence for adults who aid, abet or procure marriages for children.
COVID-19: New law permitting outdoor civil weddings and partnerships in England and Wales given green light
Good news for those hoping to marry
Great for dog lovers! Labrador licks to help calm nervous crime victims in court.
Apparently: "Jaded lawyers and harried judicial staff rush out of their offices to stroke five-year-old Lol the dog"
Activists want ministers to scrap an agreement that allows women to exit a heterosexual marriage before it legally becomes homosexual
Civil weddings will be permitted to take place outdoors for the first time in England and Wales from next month.
Here comes the sun for Weddings and Civil Partnerships
Not seen this yet but sounds interesting.
Domestic Abuse: a toolkit for employers, has been updated for June 2021. It now includes information on the recently passed Domestic Abuse Act, new resources, initiatives and case studies.
First created in 2018 by Public Health England (PHE) and Business in the Community (BITC)
Catastrophic consequences of a marital dispute.
Lady Hale certainly kept herself busy!
But it will be Hong Kong's loss!
A prediction of the future for the legal profession.
Erroneous text can get everywhere - even in a Belgian law database.
The dreaded cut and paste me thinks!
One hopes this would have been sorted by now.
In any high profile divorce rumours will start. Reports of infidelity against Bill Gates.
Well said Ulrika. No-fault divorce will help with society's perception of divorce.
The far reaching affects of divorce on businesses and how they deal with employees.
Interesting,… for financial disclosure
Financial implications for silver separators and their advisors