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Family Law Blog : September 2016

Comment on divorce & family law 

Could you divorce for ‘irreconcilable differences’ like Brad and Angelina?

The end of Brangelina.

You would have to live on the moon to have missed the news that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have parted company, allegedly as a result of Brad’s infidelity. The couple are now apparently to divorce with Angelina being said to have issued divorce proceedings in America citing ‘irreconcilable differences’.

Married couples, divorce and the family home

Does it matter that the family home is not jointly owned?.

When I take a call from someone who is separating or getting a divorce one of the first concerns they have is does it matter that the family home is not jointly owned? Women in particular, who may not have had much involvement in the marital finances, can feel quite vulnerable and worried that they will be told they can no longer live there.

What can we do to fill the Dad Gap?

Report calls for a Fatherhood Champion .

A shocking report in 2014 revealed that a teenager sitting their GCSEs is more likely to own a smartphone than live with their father. The Fractured Families report, from the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ), also showed that a million children have no significant contact with their dads.

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