Lisa Marie Presley and Michael Lockwood in nasty divorce split: Their Twin Daughters Have Been Removed After Child Porn Allegations.

Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of late country crooner Elvis Presley is undergoing divorce difficulties. Lisa Marie, 49, and her fourth husband Michael Lockwood are locked in a bitter divorce battle which now includes allegations of child pornography that it appears she has levelled against her soon to be ex husband. According to a blockbuster exposé … Continue reading “Lisa Marie Presley and Michael Lockwood in nasty divorce split: Their Twin Daughters Have Been Removed After Child Porn Allegations.”

Britain: The Paperless Divorce Process Expected to Take Longer to Roll Out Than Originally Planned in UK

Last year, the Law Gazette announced that UK courts would go digital with divorce and that paperless divorces would be the law of the land in 2017. The idea was to create a user friendly online system where litigants would begin by filing out an online questionnaire and all interactions with the court and with … Continue reading “Britain: The Paperless Divorce Process Expected to Take Longer to Roll Out Than Originally Planned in UK”

UK: Jealousy over Text Messages Leads to Domestic Violence and a Murder Conviction for Jordan Matthews

A chef and martial arts enthusiast named Jordan Matthews was convicted of beating his girlfriend to death because he found a dating app on her phone and believed she was soliciting other men. The man and his girlfriend were living together, after having met on a dating site, Plenty of Fish over a year ago. … Continue reading “UK: Jealousy over Text Messages Leads to Domestic Violence and a Murder Conviction for Jordan Matthews”

UK: Judge Denies Divorce Petition of 66 Year old Tini Owens married 40 years to Hugh Owens

This is a bewildering case from the UK. It seems a woman who married at 26 and remained married for 40 years to the same guy even though they have long since stopped sleeping in the same bedroom and even though she has said that she has been “desperately unhappy in her marriage for years,” … Continue reading “UK: Judge Denies Divorce Petition of 66 Year old Tini Owens married 40 years to Hugh Owens”

UK: British Man Ordered by Court to Increase Maintenance to Wife – 15 years After Divorce! – Because She Blew Her Settlement

In the Case of Maria Mills vs Graham Mills, by Bryan Pauly and Vanessa Lunde: Insane! 15 years after their divorce was finalised, a British man was taken back to court by his wife for an increase in maintenance. He had been ordered to pay her about £1100 pounds per month, for life. Plus she … Continue reading “UK: British Man Ordered by Court to Increase Maintenance to Wife – 15 years After Divorce! – Because She Blew Her Settlement”

RUSSIA: Parliament Goes Rogue Voting 380 – 3 to Decriminalize Domestic Violence

“If he beats you it means he loves you.” This, apparently, is an old Russian proverb and one that the Russian parliament takes as gospel. The new bill which must be signed by President Vladimir Putin will make domestic violence a crime only if there is substantial bodily harm that occurs more than once per … Continue reading “RUSSIA: Parliament Goes Rogue Voting 380 – 3 to Decriminalize Domestic Violence”

Ashish Thakkar’s Divorce Case Exposes “Africa’s Youngest Billionaire” Mantle as Undeserved. He’s Not That Rich.

Did Ashish Thakkar lie about his wealth on purpose or did others impose the mantle of “Africa’s Youngest Billionaire” on him against his will? Or is he lying about his wealth to escape having to pay his glamourous wife Meera a hefty sum in a divorce settlement? Because apparently he has been telling a UK … Continue reading “Ashish Thakkar’s Divorce Case Exposes “Africa’s Youngest Billionaire” Mantle as Undeserved. He’s Not That Rich.”

Johannesburg: Has South Africa Become the Divorce Capital of the African Continent?

Whether in Johannesburg or Capetown or any other urban area, divorce rates have been spiking in South Africa for the past 5 years or so. Indeed, it is said that divorce has become a hot trend in the country. Different reasons are offered for this trend including money woes, infidelity and women’s economic power. Indeed, at … Continue reading “Johannesburg: Has South Africa Become the Divorce Capital of the African Continent?”

UK Courts End Practice of Allowing Abusive Fathers Access to their Children

A recent ruling in the UK courts could positively impact the lives of women and children who are victims of domestic violence. Courts have ruled that there will no longer be a presumption of contact between abusive fathers and their children after a number of British children were killed by their fathers – presumably in … Continue reading “UK Courts End Practice of Allowing Abusive Fathers Access to their Children”

CAIRO: Divorces to Become More Difficult to Obtain if President Abdel-Fatteh el-Sissi Has His Way

Did you know that in Egypt and many Muslim countries, it is a man’s prerogative to divorce his wife simply by saying “I divorce you” to her three times? Apparently, this practice has led to an explosion of divorces in Egypt – about 900,000 per year – and the president wants to do something about … Continue reading “CAIRO: Divorces to Become More Difficult to Obtain if President Abdel-Fatteh el-Sissi Has His Way”

A Dubai Divorce Court Grants French Couple a Divorce But Wife Yassmina Trapped in UAE

A french couple obtained a divorce in Dubai then the husband fled the country with the children’s passport, leaving the wife penniless and with no way to support herself in the country or leave with her children.  Even though he has left the country and she is trapped there, the wife is still subject to … Continue reading “A Dubai Divorce Court Grants French Couple a Divorce But Wife Yassmina Trapped in UAE”

Will Brexit Have Any Significant Impact on Family Law and Divorce in UK and EU?

The short answer is nobody seems to know for sure. And depending on who you talk to, the predictions run the gamut from “it will have very little real impact” to “it risks disruption and confusion in Family Law.” The Bar Council  – the UK equivalent of the American Bar  Association – published a report … Continue reading “Will Brexit Have Any Significant Impact on Family Law and Divorce in UK and EU?”

Austrian woman Estibaliz Carranza, who killed her ex husband, will be sent to men’s prison because she is so dangerous according to authorities

Reports are saying that Austrian ice cream shop owner Estibaliz Carranza, 38, will be transferred from her female prison to a men’s prison because she is too dangerous to be locked up with other women. She is accused of killing two men: her lover and prior to that, her ex husband who she called “violent … Continue reading “Austrian woman Estibaliz Carranza, who killed her ex husband, will be sent to men’s prison because she is so dangerous according to authorities”

Average Cost of Divorce in UK Skyrockets in “Post Brexit Era” to £70,000!

A slew of recent reports suggest that while the rate of divorce is plummeting in England, the actual average cost to untie marital bonds is skyrocketing in the country. Indeed, it has been suggested by experts and recent surveys that on average, it takes about £70,OOO to get properly divorced in UK and half of … Continue reading “Average Cost of Divorce in UK Skyrockets in “Post Brexit Era” to £70,000!”