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Family Law Blog written by Rebecca Franklin

Comment on divorce & family law 

Celebrity divorce in the headlines – is it fair?

Celebrity divorce in the headlines.

Jamie and Louise Redknapp may not be at the same level as a power couple as the Beckham’s, but for me they are close. My husband has been obsessed with Louise since her days with Eternal. When we first met he was considering having her band’s name painted on the side of his first car! Needless to say, the Redknapp marriage is a big deal in my house.

What is shared parenting? Shared parenting in UK law

What is shared parenting in family law.

Shared parenting seems to be referred to regularly now in media reports about divorce and separation. In all cases that come before the Courts there will be a desire to do what’s best for the child or children involved, which is often shared care of the child. But what does this actually mean?

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’.

Can I take my children abroad on holiday?

Divorced parents: holidays and taking the children abroad.

As thoughts turn to booking a summer holiday I am increasingly approached by potential clients asking me whether or not they are able to take their children away on holiday and whether they need the consent of the other parent. 

Are celebrities ‘better’ at separation and divorce than the ‘average’ couple?

Celebrity divorce.

Divorce and separation amongst the rich and famous is always in the news. We all remember the ‘conscious uncoupling’ of Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin. Not to mention the love, admiration and respect Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith still had for each other after they parted company.

 

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