Divorce & Separation. Legal news and articles for April 4 - 8, 2017

Ex-Prince divorce attorney claims estate owes him thousands in legal billsResolution Calls for Divorce Law Reform | The Global DispatchOutdated UK divorce law causes needlessly painful and destructive breakups, new research findsRetroactive Application of Revocation-Upon-Divorce Law Violated Constitution's Contract Clause, Eighth Circuit RulesRetroactive Application of Revocation-Upon-Divorce Law Violated Constitution's Contract Clause, Eighth Circuit RulesZahid: Need to relook proposed amendments to Marriage and ...Divorce Attorney's Murder A Chilling Reminder Of The Dangers Of Family LawAmendments to Marriage and Divorce Act postponed - Nation | The ...Why not divorce?Divorce – Martial Settlement AgreementThe New Age: Time to Introduce No-fault Divorce?Bridget Jacobs' divorce attorney devastated by her deathMen's divorce law firm hires associate attorneyMexican DivorceQuickie divorce law aims to cut wait time from four years to two

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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 »

Divorce attorney won't get $600000 he claimed Prince owed him
Minneapolis Star TribuneApril 11, 2017

Cousins said he met all requirements to collect the money under Minnesota law. In his order, Eide wrote that Cousins' legal challenge is a dead issue under state law because it was filed “at least 43 days after it was due.” Prince died April 21 of an ...more »

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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Outdated UK divorce law causes needlessly painful and destructive breakups, new research finds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 »

Why not divorce?
Inquirer.netApril 5, 2017

Arlene Brosas said on Monday as she called on Alvarez to include divorce in his legislative agenda. Pointing out that only the Philippines and the Vatican are the only states in the world left with no divorce law in place, she said divorce may be a ...more »

Divorce – Martial Settlement Agreement
Wisconsin Law Journal (subscription) (blog)April 5, 2017

Wisconsin Law Journal offers some of its content to registered-only users. Registration for access to this story and our other registered-only content is available for free. Simply provide your email address and create a password to unlock our content.more »

The New Age: Time to Introduce No-fault Divorce?
Legal ScoopsApril 5, 2017

Professor Elizabeth Trinder of Exeter Law University warned that the ruling in the case could make couples seeking divorce to resort to desperate measures as the bar for fault divorce cases had been raised. “People will now bring up every negative ...more »

Bridget Jacobs' divorce attorney devastated by her death
KRCRTV.COMApril 5, 2017

REDDING, Calif. - Redding Family Law Attorney Bonnie Baker served as Bridget Jacob's divorce lawyer and said she was concerned for Bridget's safety since she was a victim of domestic violence by her then-husband, Philip. Learning of Bridget's death has ...more »

Men's divorce law firm hires associate attorney
AdVantage NewsApril 4, 2017

Before joining Cordell & Cordell, she exclusively practiced family law. Agne joins Cordell & Cordell as the second attorney in the Edwardsville office. Divorce can be an emotionally grueling process, but Agne is empathetic and compassionate with all of ...more »

Mexican Divorce
Seeking AlphaApril 4, 2017

What is of historical intellectual curiosity to us is that the first modern no-fault divorce law was enacted in December 1917 during the Bolshevik Revolution, given marriage was perceived as a "bourgeois institution." Also, the state of New York in ...more »

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 »

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