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August 23, 2017
Stowe Family Law Partner Graham Coy was featured in an article in The Sun on Tuesday. He was asked to comment on the government’s post-Brexit plan on divorce law. According to recently published documents, British lawmakers want to keep the law as close to our current system as possible once the process of leaving the European Union has been completed. Graham believed this was the correct appro...
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August 16, 2017
Senior Solicitor Rebecca Harling appeared on St Albans station Radio Verulam this morning. She fielded various questions about divorce and other family law matters. Each query was submitted by a local listener. After a question about adultery, Rebecca explained that this was one of the ways to prove that a marriage has irretrievably broken down. However in family law, solicitors prefer to seek ag...
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Solicitor Wendy Scarr appeared on BBC Radio York last night to talk about power of attorney with presenter Jules Bellerby. A former Court of Protection Judge publicly warned people against using power of attorney and claimed he would not appoint anyone to this position for himself. These appointments are made so that someone will look after the finances of a person who is no longer able to make d...
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August 8, 2017
A bitter divorce dispute is set to continue after the Supreme Court granted a woman permission to appeal. Mrs Tini Owens became the subject of national press attention after the Court of Appeal denied her the divorce she wanted. She had originally applied on the basis that her husband’s unreasonable behaviour had led to the irretrievable breakdown of their marriage. However in a rare move Mr Ow...
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July 26, 2017
A woman involved in a long-running mortgage dispute with her ex-husband has won her appeal at Britain’s highest court to have her case heard and determined by a lower Court. The case could affect other divorcing couples who agree to a delayed sale of property, a senior family lawyer has claimed. In Birch v Birch the former couple had reached an agreement following their divorce seven years ago ...
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July 24, 2017
Partner Sarah Snow was invited to speak on  BBC Radio London on Sunday. She appeared on the Sunny and Shay show to discuss a problem faced by LGBT people in Britain's Asian communities. Recent reports have suggested that many of such people are being pressured - or even forced - by their families to disregard their own sexual orientation and marry someone of the opposite gender. Sarah explained ...
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June 26, 2017
Stowe Family Law is thrilled to announce the opening of their 11th office. The newest branch of the UK’s largest specialist family law practice will be located in Beverley, East Yorkshire. This is the next step in Stowe Family Law’s continued expansion. The firm already has well-established offices in London, Leeds, Harrogate, St Albans, Winchester, Hale, Wilmslow, Wetherby, Ilkley and Tunbri...
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June 21, 2017
  The number of people divorcing across England and Wales continued to fall in 2015, according to new figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). A total of 101,055 opposite sex couples went their separate ways that year; a fall of more than nine per cent in just three years, when 111,169 marriages came to an end. This drop has continued steadily for more than a decade, since 20...
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June 13, 2017
Press Release Wealthy financial trader Julie Sharp has successfully appealed against an order that half of the fortune that she had largely created should be given to her ex-husband. The original order of Sir Peter Singer sitting in the High Court provided the husband Mr Robin Sharp with a settlement of £2.725 million which was calculated to represent 50 per cent of the matrimonial assets. Thes...
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June 1, 2017
Today marks both beginning of summer and the beginning of new phases in the career of three solicitors at the UK’s largest specialist family law firm. Neil Dring, Helen Miller and Claire McParland have all been promoted to the role of Managing Partner at Stowe Family Law, in overall charge of three of the firm’s ten regional offices. Stowe Family Law is continuing to grow at an impressive ra...
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