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Dawn French: Does Divorce Affect Health And Fitness?

Date: November 11th, 2011 - Written by: Brookman Solicitors

In 2010 the American Journal of Epidemiology published the findings of eight years of research focused on 9,000 men and women with an average age of 45.  One of the findings showed that men were more likely to become fitter and healthier after a divorce whilst women were more likely to put on weight. The… Read the full article

The Implications Of Whirlwind Marriages On Financial Matters

Date: September 29th, 2011 - Written by: Brookman Solicitors

People get married every single day and in a whole range of circumstances.  Some spend years together and then tie the knot, others enter into a whirlwind romance that quickly takes the next step to marriage.  Whatever the lead up to marriage is, there is an argument that the less well the couple know each… Read the full article

The Impact Of Holidays On Divorce

Date: September 7th, 2011 - Written by: Brookman Solicitors

We have now come to the end of the summer holiday period in the UK and for some couples, this time may well have been testing on their relationship. For many, a holiday with the family is a fun a relaxing time. A chance to leave the stresses of work behind and focus on what… Read the full article

Is love blind? What happens if one party fails to accept it’s over?

Date: May 6th, 2011 - Written by: Brookman Solicitors

Many a client who comes into the office to discuss their break up and imminent divorce understandably finds it difficult to accept the relationship is really over, even when the other party has given every indication that they do not wish to continue with the marriage.  If every attempt to reconcile has been unsuccessful, both… Read the full article

Till Death Do Us Part?

Date: February 24th, 2011 - Written by: Brookman Solicitors

What does marriage really mean these days?  Do people always get married for the right reasons and do most people seriously consider that they will be spending the rest of their days with their betrothed? Short marriages seem to be even more common these days, especially in high profile and high net worth cases.  Worryingly… Read the full article

Can Social Media Cause Divorce?

Date: January 12th, 2011 - Written by: Brookman Solicitors

Over the last twenty years, communication between people has gone from being relatively private (by letter or phone call) to being very public (such as via Facebook and Twitter).  Depending on the settings of a person’s Twitter or Facebook account, their online comments could be viewed by all their online friends, or very possibly, viewed… Read the full article

Are grandparents legally entitled to gain contact with their grandchildren?

Date: November 11th, 2010 - Written by: Brookman Solicitors

We live in stressful times where most parents have to work to support their children. Loving grandparents are a great asset to any family under such circumstances, often providing invaluable care, support and guidance for children during working hours. 60% of childcare in the UK is provided by grandparents, according to statistics released last year… Read the full article

Divorce rates in England and Worldwide

Date: September 27th, 2010 - Written by: Brookman Solicitors

It was reported in National Statistics in 2007 that England and Wales has the fourth highest rate of divorce worldwide with the United Kingdom coming top, then Puerto Rico and Russia before England with 3.08 people per 1,000 people getting divorced. So why is England so high on the list? Our culture impacts on the… Read the full article

Celebrity marriages: destined to fail?

Date: September 14th, 2010 - Written by: Brookman Solicitors

At the start of this year  The Telegraph reported that UK divorce rates are coming down. Statistics from 2008 show that divorce rates at that time were the lowest recorded since 1979. Experts suggested that this was probably because fewer couples are marrying, and those that are do so later in life and are more… Read the full article

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