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Divorcing couples in England and Wales are to receive new guidelines explaining how their property and income is likely to be distributed by the courts as a result of their divorce, the Government has announced.

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The long-running divorce dispute between the Aga Khan and his wife appears to have finally been resolved, ten years after proceedings first began, reports the Telegraph.

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A wealthy businessman from California has been sentenced to a lengthy prison term after being found guilty of hiding assets and declaring bankruptcy in an attempt to avoid paying child maintenance and financial support to his family, reports the Daily Mail.

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Greece has become the 16th country to sign up to EU rules that allow international couples to select which country's law applies to their divorce or legal separation.

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Raising the risk of divorce

Posted by on in Family Law and Divorce

Divorce has been the subject of many different research projects throughout the world, with researchers trying to gain a greater understanding of what factors, characteristics or situations might lead to one couple having a higher risk of divorce than another.

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The subject of divorce has been in the spotlight in a number of different countries recently, with British newspapers reporting on several new or unusual trends in relationships and divorce from around the world.

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A recently published report has revealed a startling rise in the number of divorces and separations taking place in Ireland.

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A woman from Russia has been awarded a divorce settlement worth around £53 million by the High Court in London, an amount that is thought to be one of the highest ever awarded by an English Court, reports the Telegraph.

The woman and her husband are both from Russia, and married in 1991. In 2005 they moved to London, where they lived a “lavish lifestyle

The Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency has recently published figures that give an in-depth look at the occurrence of divorce in Northern Ireland in 2012.

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The European Commission has welcomed progress on two proposals to make life easier for international couples in the European Union, following a vote in the European Parliament’s Committee on Legal Affairs.

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A recent study has looked at the impact the availability of the internet has had on marriage rates, and claims that as well as facilitating the search for products to buy such as books and games, the internet has also facilitated the search for a prospective partner.

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Do I need a divorce?

Posted by on in Family Law and Divorce

The inevitable first request on the first consultation from a client who has separated from their spouse is,’ I want a divorce’. ‘My husband or wife has left me and I need a divorce’. My response is normally that, apart from the psychological smug satisfaction and feeling of warmth a divorce may bring, it may not be needed and indeed could be an expensive, unnecessary form of therapy . But is that really what they are asking for?

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More Australians are divorcing after twenty years or more of marriage, according to new data released by the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS).

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The Marriage Foundation think-tank has produced a report revealing that second marriages are more stable than first marriages, challenging the widely held belief that couples who remarry are doomed to repeat the mistakes from their first marriage.

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Divorce can have a detrimental effect on a woman’s retirement savings and result in a lack of financial security in retirement, according to recent research from the Phoenix Group.

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Around 59% of divorce attorneys in America have seen an increase in the number of cases using evidence taken from dating websites during the past three years, according to a recent survey of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML).

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A recent study from America has uncovered a link between a couple’s sleep pattern and the stability of their relationship.

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A survey of counseling professionals from YourTango.com has offered some insights into why marriages fail. It found that the leading cause of divorce was communication problems, followed by sexual infidelity and "not spending enough time together/not mutually prioritising the marriage."

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A recent study from Norway has found that couples who share household chores are more likely to get divorced, reports the Telegraph.

The study, “Equality in the Home

According to recent data from the Irish Central Statistics Office, the share of the population aged 15 and over who were single fell from 43.1% in 2006 to 41.7% (1,505,035 people) in 2011. The married population increased by 9.2% between 2006 and 2011, growing from 1,565,016 to 1,708,604.

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