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Frank Young: New divorce laws. The Government should produce new plans to help marriages – not just …

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Frank Young is Head of Family Policy at the Centre for Social Justice Despite commentators telling us that marriage is going out of fashion, reforms to the institution of marriage seem to produce some of our most heated political arguments. And so it was last week, as the Government announced more reform to marriage, focusing political attention on an institution that we are told is no longer particularly relevant. None the less, the Government will this year spend over £1 billion on the Marriage Allowance – not a small amount for an institution that is seemingly old hat in political [...]

Debenhams chief is forced to quit by new owners after the department store's collapse  

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Debenhams chief is forced to quit by new owners after the department store's collapse Sergio Bucher has been at the helm of the 241-year-old firm since October 2016 He presided over a disastrous turn in its fortunes with profit warnings in 2018 He could leave Debenhams as soon as today but an official date hasn't  been set  By Francesca Washtell For The Daily Mail Published: 21:57, 14 April 2019 | Updated: 00:59, 15 April 2019 Debenhams' chief executive Sergio Bucher Debenhams' chief executive will exit the firm within days after being forced out by the department store chain's new owners. The [...]

The Social Media is The Main Reason for Divorce in The UAE

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Top reasons for divorce included infidelity, lack of communication, job loss, social media, and unrealistic expectations. Social media addiction is taking a toll on family life, with husbands and wives glued to their phones instead of interacting with each other and their children. And, according to a judicial official in Abu Dhabi, this lack of real communication at home has been leading to disputes ­and, worse, divorce. Dr Saeed Al Darmaki, director of family guidance and alternative solutions at the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department, said they were witnessing a high rate of family disputes resulting from couples' excessive use of [...]

How to Fall in Love After Divorce in the MeToo Era – Glamour

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After that, it was the man who would become my husband. We had known each other since I was 18. We married when I was 22. I did what I was supposed to. I gave it all. I moved for him, gave up career aspirations for him, waited for the time when it would be my turn. I cooked and decorated and worked small jobs and had children. While my friends made drunken mistakes on floor mattresses, I picked out throw pillows and made stews from the Joy of Cooking. I didn’t want what they had. I truly didn’t. I [...]

Lawyer busts six most common divorce myths – from keeping the ring to pre-nups – Wales Online

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It may seem like doom and gloom for happy marriages everywhere you turn but take comfort - divorce rates are falling. Back in September, the Office of National Statistics revealed the good news that in 2017 in England and Wales, only 8.4 per 1,000 opposite-sex couples got divorced. This was a 6 per cent decrease from the year before, which in itself showed a record low for divorce. But despite every couple's best intentions, it can and does still happen, the Daily Mirror reports. At this stressful and vulnerable time it can be easy to cling on to misinformation. Layla [...]

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are declared legally single by court as Jolie drops Pitt from her name …

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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are declared legally single by court (but they are NOT officially divorced yet) as Jolie drops Pitt from her last name By Adam S. Levy For Dailymail.com Published: 22:19, 15 April 2019 | Updated: 01:39, 16 April 2019 Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are legally single again. A Los Angeles judge on Friday issued a bifurcated judgment, which means the Oscar-winning actress, 43, and Moneyball star, 55, are legally single as they hash out the details of their divorce, which Jolie filed for in September of 2016. Jolie's lawyer Samantha Bley DeJean told Entertainment Tonight [...]

Crash Protection For Alphabet As Google Faces 'A Tsunami Of Litigation'

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Watching an 80-foot wave break during Rodrigo Koxa's ride at Nazaré, Portugal. (via YouTube). Google Facing A Litigation "Tsunami" In Saturday's Financial Times, Aliya Ram reported (online version paywalled here) that Alphabet's (GOOG) (GOOGL) subsidiary Google was facing £1.5 billion (about $1.97 billion) in litigation after European Union rulings against it. That litigation, a planned €500 million ($565 million) lawsuit by German price comparison site Idealo and over €1 billion ($1.13 billion) in lawsuits by British price comparison sites Foundem and Kelkoo (both on hold pending Google's appeal of the EU's €2.4 billion fine for giving itself an "illegal advantage") [...]

Jeff Bezos’s Divorce Shows Separations Can Be Amicable – Forbes

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Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie Bezos at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in 2018. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File) POST WRITTEN BY Robert W. Eisfelder I specialize in family law cases involving divorce, support and custody disputes, and domestic partnerships, among other matters. Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive of Amazon, recently announced that he will transfer a percentage of the company’s stock to his wife, Mackenzie. This transaction involves holdings estimated at more than $35 billion. According to the trades, while still pending, the Bezos divorce settlement will likely be the largest in world history. Of importance, this was promptly accomplished [...]

5 Reasons You Might Need To Call A Business Litigation Law Firm – Explosion

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Litigation can simply be described as a form of legal combat between two opposing parties who either want to enforce or defend a standing law at all cost. Litigation may take the form of settlement between both opposing sides with the help of attorneys or may be extended to involve the presence of a grand jury. Either way, for a Litigation process to take place, two parties who do not agree on a subject must be involved. Some people believe that litigation is the same as the term lawsuit, but unlike lawsuit, litigation is all the activities that are carried [...]

Should I Get a Divorce: All the Signs It May Be Over – INQUIRER.net

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Marriages don’t just break—they wear down over time. If you’re having thoughts like “Should I get a divorce?” or “How do I know if I should proceed?” maybe you should sit down and think about things for a few moments. Slow down, and consider everything, because getting a divorce is a decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. How do you know what to do? Are you not sure if your marriage can be saved, or if a divorce is the only solution? Well, if you’re looking for some signs to proceed in your divorce, here are some identifiers of an unhappy [...]