Category Archives: Gravesend

Stantons Supports National Storytelling Week

National Story Telling Week, January 26 to 2 February 1013, is a series of events organised by the Society for Storytelling (http://sfs.org.uk) and supported by the National Lottery through the Arts Council.  Its aims include increasing public awareness of the … 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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Facebook can catch you!

It would appear that wherever you are the Courts can catch-up with you. Following a claim for over-paid commission by a former employee, Mr Justice Teare granted brokerage firm, Traditional Financial Services (TFS), permission to serve Court proceedings by Facebook. The … 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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