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 … Continue reading “CANADA: Divorce Tips for Canadians, and American expats living in Canada”

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 … Continue reading “International Divorce Lawyer on Asset Disclosure rules under European and American law”

LONDON: The TITANS 10: The Top 10 divorce solicitors in London

Based on Divorce Saloon’s “algorithms,” these lawyers have emerged as the top divorce solicitors and barristers in UK and thus are the TITANS 10 for 2014. All have a presence in London, the reputed “Divorce Capital of the World.”

Based on Divorce Saloon’s “algorithms,” these lawyers have emerged as the top divorce solicitors and barristers in UK and thus are the TITANS 10 for 2014. All have a presence in London, the reputed “Divorce Capital of the World.”

Interview with top NYC divorce lawyer: the “fearless” Sherri Donovan!

This is why Divorce Saloon’s editors voted Sherri was one of the TITANS-10 for calendar year 2014.

This is why Divorce Saloon’s editors voted Sherri was one of the TITANS-10 for calendar year 2014.

Divorce Saloon “Divorce Success Stories” Profiles series: Meet our guest – Jim Halfens

Jim Halfens is a Dutch visionary. The Netherlands based entrepreneur has come up with an innovative idea for handling divorce around the world – a concept he’s dubbed THE DIVORCE HOTEL. Launched in 2011 and dismissed as a “gimmick” by some power players in the industry, Mr Halfens has shown that his trademarked idea has staying power and … Continue reading “Divorce Saloon “Divorce Success Stories” Profiles series: Meet our guest – Jim Halfens”

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.

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.

ISTANBUL: Divorced women must wait 300 days before they can remarry

ANKARA: International Divorce News   I am planning a trip to Istanbul, a city I have been told is the perfect blend of Europe and the Middle East. I also hear there is a significant American expat community just in case I decide I want to stay a while.  So, I was just sleuthing around … Continue reading “ISTANBUL: Divorced women must wait 300 days before they can remarry”

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 … Continue reading “SINGAPORE: Child representatives to be appointed in divorce cases? Special divorce courts to be set up?”

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 … Continue reading “PERU: Nazira Maria Cross arrested for allegedly poisoning her American husband and burying him in Nevada”

INDIA: Divorce has become “sexy” there

Over the years we have done several posts on marriage and divorce in India. Comparatively speaking, India continues to have one of the lowest rates of divorce in the world. This is due in part, it seems, to their cultural norms & nuances that include arranged marriages v romantic marriages (and how those are constructed and managed) … Continue reading “INDIA: Divorce has become “sexy” there”

FRANCE: The Family Law Bill that never was

Recently, French people once again took the the streets for a “manifestation.” This is their word for “protest.” They were up in arms about a proposed legislation to “modernize” the French family as they know it. The Secretary of the State of the Family, Laurence Rossignol and the other MPs were all set to debate … Continue reading “FRANCE: The Family Law Bill that never was”

NIGERIA: Is President Good Luck Jonathan’s daughter Faith Sakwe’s wedding dress bad luck?

Nigerian president Good Luck Jonathan and his wife Patience Jonathan’s daughter tied the knot in a white dress back in April in Nigeria. It was a strange dress from my point of view for any number of reasons not the least of which was the fact that it was white. But the style was a … Continue reading “NIGERIA: Is President Good Luck Jonathan’s daughter Faith Sakwe’s wedding dress bad luck?”

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 … Continue reading “NORWAY: Doctoral study suggests that divorce may make children fat”

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

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 … Continue reading “UK: Millionaire Scot Young’s divorce judge gets angry letter from his bankruptcy solicitor”

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 … Continue reading “BELGIUM: Belgian hotelier Didier Thiry sentenced to 4 months in prison for contempt of divorce court”