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Quickie divorce law aims to cut wait time from four years to two
thejournal.ieApril 4, 2017

A FINE GAEL TD will propose a Bill later this week to bring about quicker divorces in Ireland. Currently, under the Constitution, couples are required to wait for a period of four years before a court can grant a divorce. Fine Gael's Josepha Madigan's ...more »

Financial Strategies, Advice for Negotiating the Breakup
Crain's Chicago BusinessApril 17, 2017

Divorce is a financial shock for most couples; for executives and other high-net-worth individuals, the stakes are higher. Crain's Custom Media turned to three Chicago-based professionals — two family law attorneys and a wealth management advisor ...more »

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Still Waiting For Divorce Reform
Huffington Post UKApril 10, 2017

As the organisation that 35 years ago founded the concept of family mediation, a means of a couple settling differences and 'moving on' with parenting, money and property issues without recourse to a legal fight, we've lost count of the number of times ...more »

Outdated Divorce Law In England & Wales Forces Spouses To Worse Conflicts
Science TimesApril 10, 2017

The outdated divorce law in England and Wales is making conflicts among spouses more irreconcilable. A study points that spouses are being "pushed" to file inaccurate details of divorce just to meet the strict requirements. The divorce legislation is ...more »

'Muslim community has a low rate of divorce'
The HinduApril 10, 2017

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Sunday claimed that the Muslim community has a low rate of divorce and that it has received 3.50 crore forms from Muslim women around the country favouring Shariyat and Triple Talaq. Some people ...more »

Amendments proposed in Christian Marriage, Divorce Acts ...
Pakistan ObserverApril 9, 2017

Christian leadership agreed to bring reforms in the Marriage and Divorce acts to protect women rights. A clergy, parliamentarians and civil society have agreed ...more »

Outdated UK divorce law causing destructive breakups: study : PTI ...
India TodayApril 9, 2017

London, Apr 9 (PTI) Outdated divorce law is causing needlessly painful and destructive breakups and exacerbating conflict between couples in the UK, ...more »

Outdated UK divorce law causing destructive breakups: study
Outlook IndiaApril 9, 2017

London, Apr 9 Outdated divorce law is causing needlessly painful and destructive breakups and exacerbating conflict between couples in the UK, according to the first major study of divorce law in 30 years. Spouses feel they have no alternative but to ...more »

Outdated UK divorce law causing destructive breakups: study
Daily News & AnalysisApril 9, 2017

Outdated divorce law is causing needlessly painful and destructive breakups and exacerbating conflict between couples in the UK, according to the first major study of divorce law in 30 years. Spouses feel they have no alternative but to give inaccurate ...more »

Ex-Prince divorce attorney claims estate owes him thousands in legal bills
KMSP-TVApril 8, 2017

CHASKA, Minn. (KMSP) - The battle over Prince's money continues in Carver County Court. On Friday, a former attorney claimed there are unpaid bills from Prince's divorce. The trust representing Prince's estate has already denied the claim as being far ...more »

Resolution Calls for Divorce Law Reform | The Global Dispatch
The Global DispatchApril 7, 2017

Family lawyers have expressed concerns that the Brexit negotiations are causing issues such as no-fault divorce be forgotten about. The national chair of ...more »

Outdated UK divorce law causes needlessly painful and destructive breakups, new research finds
Phys.OrgApril 7, 2017

The half a century-old legislation for England and Wales should be scrapped in favour of a no-fault, modern system, similar to those currently operating in many other countries, experts working on the first major study of divorce law for 30 years have ...more »

Retroactive Application of Revocation-Upon-Divorce Law Violated Constitution's Contract Clause, Eighth Circuit Rules
Daily Report (registration)April 6, 2017

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, reversing a Minnesota district court's decision, has ruled that the retroactive application of a “revocation-upon-divorce” statute to life insurance policies amounted to an impermissible impairment ...more »

Retroactive Application of Revocation-Upon-Divorce Law Violated Constitution's Contract Clause, Eighth Circuit Rules
Daily Report (registration)April 6, 2017

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, reversing a Minnesota district court's decision, has ruled that the retroactive application of a “revocation-upon-divorce” statute to life insurance policies amounted to an impermissible impairment ...more »

Zahid: Need to relook proposed amendments to Marriage and ...
The Star OnlineApril 6, 2017

PUTRAJAYA: The Government is committed to looking after the interests of non-Muslims, and the deferment of the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976 ...more »

Divorce Attorney's Murder A Chilling Reminder Of The Dangers Of Family Law
Above the LawApril 6, 2017

Unfortunately, family law attorneys face the constant threat of violence. In February, attorney Bryan Young and his divorce client were killed. In 2011, a 73-year-old man killed retiring attorney Jerrold Shelley in his office over a divorce five years ...more »

Amendments to Marriage and Divorce Act postponed - Nation | The ...
The Star OnlineApril 6, 2017

PUTRAJAYA: The tabling of proposed amendments to the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976 has been postponed.more »

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