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Divorce ruling 'leaves law in state of flux'

September 1st 2017
Family lawyers predict a rise in the number of couples seeking prenuptial agreements after the Court of Appeal dismissed a woman's bid for an equal share of her and her ex-husband's assets.Ruling in H...

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Warning Over Power of Attorney Risks

August 15th 2017
  A retired senior judge has warned of the lack of safeguards in the power of attorney system in England and Wales. Denzil Lush says people should be far more aware of the risks and has vowed t...

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Northampton fertility clinic pays woman's legal fees after admin mix-up meant she was legally not th

July 29th 2017
A Northampton fertility clinic has been hit with a £25,000 bill after a form-filling blunder left a woman with no parental rights over a newborn baby. The woman was delighted when her same-sex...

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Michael Barrymore entitled to 'substantial damages' over arrest, High Court told

May 22nd 2017
Entertainer Michael Barrymore should get substantial damages from Essex Police over the wrongful arrest which destroyed his career, the High Court has heard. Mr Barrymore, 65, was arrested and detain...

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Lottery millionaire's son spent £1.6m – then sued father for more cash

May 19th 2017
A man who was given nearly £1.6m by his father after he won £101m in the Euromillions has had his claim for more cash thrown out by a judge. Michael Dawes, 32, took his father, Dave, and...

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High Court orders man to pay wife £453m in what could be biggest divorce settlement ever in UK

May 11th 2017
A former London oil and gas trader has been ordered to pay his estranged wife £453m in what could be the biggest award ever made in Britain by a divorce court judge. Mr Justice Haddon-Cave made...

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Charlie Gard: Parents heading to London's Appeal Court to contest High Court ruling to let sick baby

May 2nd 2017
The parents of Bedfont baby Charlie Gard are heading back to court to challenge the ruling allowing him to die.

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High Court ruling: UK Government given a fortnight to publish air quality draft

April 27th 2017
A bid by the Government to delay publishing its plans to tackle illegal air pollution until after the General Election has failed at the High Court.Mr Justice Garnham said a draft plan must be publish...

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Kodi CRACKDOWN - European court rules streaming on a Kodi Box is ILLEGAL

April 27th 2017
STREAMING copyrighted content to a Kodi Box – or another third-party set-top device – without the right holders' permission is now ILLEGAL, following a shock ruling by the EU's highest cou...

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Spice Girl Mel B Wins Court Order Banning Ex Husband From Distributing Sex Tapes

April 8th 2017
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Term-time holidays: Parents can be prosecuted for taking children out of school without permission,

April 6th 2017
Parents who take their children out of school for term time holidays can be prosecuted, the Supreme Court has ruled as a "stubborn" father lost his landmark case on Thursday whilst appealing to parent...

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Woman 'trapped in loveless marriage' after judges refuse divorce

March 24th 2017
A woman says she has been left trapped in a “loveless and desperately unhappy” marriage after senior judges refused to allow her to divorce her husband of 40 years on the grounds of unreas...

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Court Overturns Daughters Appeal Against Late Mothers WIll

March 15th 2017
The supreme court has overturned a decision to increase the sum of money left to a woman by her estranged mother, who left her entire £500,000 estate to three animal charities. https://www.theg...

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New death tax confirmed: probate fees of up to £20,000 will apply from May 2017

March 1st 2017
The Government has ignored overwhelming opposition and pushed ahead the introduction of a dramatic rise in probate fees, taking effect from May 2017. In the most extreme cases, estates worth &po...

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Rooney and FA gatecrash wedding

November 12th 2016
Matt Douglas represents weddingcouple caught up in media storm after Premier League footballers gatecrash their wedding whilst on England Duty.

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You're Still The Power - Darts Ace Phil The Power Taylor gets divorce settlement

September 29th 2016
Interesting Sports story on Division of matrimonial Assets and amusing comment by the Judge!

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