Woe betide the spouse who defends a divorce petition just for the sake of it

Woe betide the spouse who defends a divorce petition  just for the sake of it

Posted by on Nov 30, 2018 in News

A family judge has criticised a man who cheated on his wife for contesting a divorce in an ‘awful case’, in which his cross-examination of the couple’s daughter was described as ‘particularly excruciating’.

Her Honour Judge Lynn Roberts said the case, VW v BH, was ‘extraordinary’. Firstly, it was a three-day contested trial, one of around only 20 contested divorce trials a year. Secondly, BH contested the divorce despite admitting that he committed adultery for 22 years of their marriage.

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Good Divorce Week – awareness campaign by Resolution

Good Divorce Week – awareness campaign by Resolution

Posted by on Nov 1, 2018 in News

This year’s annual awareness raising campaign by Resolution – “Good Divorce Week” – runs from 26 to 30 November and focuses on how separating or divorcing parents can limit the impact of conflict on their children.

Resolution will be running a Parliamentary briefing session for MPs on 28 November to highlight the value of supporting divorce law reform that removes the need for blame.

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