Category Archives: Divorce solicitors

TomKat – A model divorce.

Well, let’s just take a step back a minute. It would appear that Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes have agreed terms for their divorce, amicably, in 11 days. In doing so they have avoided the humungous court costs and deprived … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Grey vs. Essential Holiday Reading

For those of you too embarrassed to be seen reading “Fifty Shades of Grey”, this summer’s blockbuster, on the beach, I have a solution. It is in fact a training exercise which I am recommending to both the College of … Continue reading

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In Suri Cruise’s Shoes?

So Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes are splitting up – no surprises there. The terms of the Pre-Nup are dusted off and reinterpreted – no surprises there. Katie Holmes avows in the press to seek “sole custody” of their one … Continue reading

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Grocer offering legal advice?

Following the much publicised launch of another High Street initiative aiming at “popularising” legal services, South East Business News (July 2012), has predicted the sound of the death knells for the smaller legal practice. Tina Williams of City law firm … Continue reading

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Stantons beats the Government with Divorce Advice

The Sunday Times (24/6/12) announced that the Government is to produce a guide on how to conduct a marital or relationship breakdown amicably.  Particular attention is to be focussed on ‘how not to quarrel in front of the children’, and … Continue reading

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Dads and Contact

Research suggests that one in three dads loses contact with their children within three years of separation (if that is true). Sitting as a Deputy District Judge in the Principal Registry, I see how this happens and to be fair … Continue reading

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Early Neutral Evaluation – FDR with fewer tears?

In divorce proceedings a crucial stage is the Financial Dispute Resolution hearing or FDR. The FDR is a form of early neutral evaluation: in an informal setting the Judge expresses a view about the likely outcome of the dispute in … Continue reading

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