Divorces seem to be all over the news in recent months, thanks to the high-profile splits of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard, Sofia Vergara and Joe Mangiello, and most recently, Ariana Grande and Dalton Gomez. You’ve probably heard the old adage that
A staggering one in five people have experienced domestic abuse since the age of 16 in the UK. That amounts to 10.4 million people across the nation. A further one in 20 were the victim of domestic violence between March 2021–March 2022.
With the highly-publicised court proceedings between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard, legislative changes in the UK leading to the implementation of the ‘no fault divorce’ system, and with the latest season of The Crown releasing on Netflix – focusing on the bitter
The recent articles in the press over the divorce reforms have been somewhat misleading. This reform is not something the government is pushing through quickly and quietly whilst we are in the middle of a pandemic. The legislation was actually one of
Reports from China are stating that the number of divorce filings in the country has soared following the lifting of lockdown restrictions; can we expect the UK to follow a similar trend? China’s emergence from lockdown Since government-enforced lockdown in China has
The current COVID-19 situation has already had far-reaching implications in many aspects of our lives, however one aspect of its long-term impact which has so far gone under the radar is its effect on family dynamics. As experts in family law, this
With high profile celebrity splits and the visibility of social media, it may seem that divorces are more prevalent than ever. However, in the UK the exact opposite is true – divorce rates have been falling heavily over the last decade. According