Monthly Archives: July 2017

No fault divorce – does it exist?

Thursday, 27 Jul 2017

If you are wanting an immediate divorce, the simple answer is no. At present, under English law, in order to divorce, it is necessary to apportion some form of blame – either adultery or unreasonable behaviour.  The exception is where couples have been living apart for more than 2 years. It is my experience as... Read More

Matrimonial asset or not?

Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017

A Husband who was the victim of sexual assault as a child has been ordered by the Court to pay £100,000 of his compensation to his Wife. Andrew Kerslake was subjected to the abuse as a child and subsequently received £175,000 in compensation. His Wife of 19 years argued that the sum was a marital... Read More