CANADA: Divorce Tips for Canadians, and American expats living in Canada

DIVORCE LAWS IN CANADA  Unlike the US where divorce laws change by state, in Canada the law is uniform throughout the country, in every province, except perhaps for Quebec. So provinces such as Ontario, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, New Brunswick, Alberta,  Nova Scotia, Manitoba, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland & Labrador have the same laws. There are […]

International Divorce Lawyer on Asset Disclosure rules under European and American law

International Divorce Lawyer on Asset Disclosure rules under European and American law – by Marion TD Lewis In the United States, in just about every state, parties in a divorce action are legally required to make a full disclosure of their assets when they divorce – under penalty of perjury. The same is true in England. But […]

How long does the divorce process take?

If there are children involved, significant assets and property or other issues, even if the parties agree on everything, it may take longer not only to complete the paperwork (the attorneys) but for the judge to review the papers to make sure they comply with the applicable divorce laws and to make sure that the best interest of the children of the divorce are provided for, and thus sign off on the final judgment.

SINGAPORE: Child representatives to be appointed in divorce cases? Special divorce courts to be set up?

Filed in: International Divorce News SINGAPORE: Should Singaporean children have a say in their parents’ divorce? That is, should they be able to choose which parent they want to live with and other issues relating to their care, post divorce? This is the debate going on in Singapore at the moment, according to a recent article […]

PERU: Nazira Maria Cross arrested for allegedly poisoning her American husband and burying him in Nevada

The Black Widow Is Nazira Maria Cross a “black widow”? She according to the New York Daily News was arrested in Peru ending a multi year manhunt by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Her crime? It is alleged that her husband divorced her after he found out that she had embezzled a lot of money from […]

NORWAY: Doctoral study suggests that divorce may make children fat

A recent study by a Norwegian doctoral student in Norway seems to show some correlation between divorce and obesity in young children. Children whose parents are divorced tend to be heavier than kids whose parents stay married, a new study suggests. Researchers in Norway found that kids from divorced homes in that country were 54 […]

Interview with London solicitor, Emily Brand: Our international correspondent chats with one of UK’s top divorce lawyers

Interview with London solicitor, Emily Brand: Our international correspondent chats with one of UK’s top divorce lawyers

  Emily Brand, one of London’s best Divorce Lawyers, talks with Divorce Saloon’s International Correspondent   You are recognized as one of the UK’s top Divorce and Matrimonial Law Solicitors. How were you able to create and cultivate this reputation? Goodness, that’s quite a complicated question! To start with, I would say that I was […]

UK: Millionaire Scot Young’s divorce judge gets angry letter from his bankruptcy solicitor

John Bolch, author of UK blog Family Lore, brought our attention to the story in the Independent which reports today on Scot Young’s divorce. This update is highly appreciated since we have not had recent updates on that case in years! If you have been following Divorce Saloon you may remember that we did a […]

BELGIUM: Belgian hotelier Didier Thiry sentenced to 4 months in prison for contempt of divorce court

All the crazy divorce cases and dramas seem to be happening in London these days, don’t you think? No wonder the city has the reputation it has as the DIVORCE CAPITAL OF THE WORLD. Good grief. Now taking their bow are the Thirys – Didier and Alisa Thiry to be exact. The multimillionaire couple is […]

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