An aristocrat who says he and his estranged wife should fight over money in a Scottish court instead of an English one has lost a Supreme Court battle. Charles and Emma Villiers, who separated after 18 years of marriage, are divorcing in Scotland. However, they disagree about whether the case should be heard in an
A divorcee whose billionaire ex-husband owes her £450 million is waiting for a judge’s ruling after a divorce battle over a £346 million yacht and a modern art collection valued at more than £115 million. Tatiana Akhmedova was awarded a 41.5% share of businessman Farkhad Akhmedov’s £1 billion-plus fortune by a British judge in late
A woman who married her husband whilst working in his chip shop business has been awarded a £3.9 million divorce settlement. The judgement was given to the woman who has not been identified by judge Lady Wise. Lady Wise wrote, “At the time of the parties’ marriage, MMA and his brother TA were already operating
No fault divorce will start in autumn 2021, although proposed legislation removing fault from the divorce process has reached the conclusion of its parliamentary journey. The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill ended its passage through the House of Commons and will return to the House of Lords to consider an amendment before receiving Royal assent.
A man was arrested by police after he was caught driving at 100mph under the influence of cannabis. Since lockdown measures were eased, Nottinghamshire Police have clocked 5,495 drivers caught speeding. Motorists have committed more speeding offences in the last few weeks compared to pre-lockdown. One 23-year-old man was arrested after driving at over 100mph.
The driver of a supercar was caught travelling at close to double the speed limit. Police spotted the red Lamborghini as it clocked a 120mph. According to Cheshire Special Constabulary, the vehicle’s driver has been reported. Following the incident, a spokesperson tweeted: “HU65 – S/SGT Radford & his regular colleague stopped a vehicle
A Coventry landlord has been ordered to repay almost £11,000 rent that was wrongly paid by tenants. A council investigation found Mrs Parvinjot Nagra failed to licence the property in Cannon Park for a period of eight months and failed in her management of the property. Mrs Nagra has been ordered to repay rent totalling
A bill introducing “no-fault” divorces in England and Wales has been supported by MPs. At present, to start divorce proceedings immediately, one spouse has to allege adultery, unreasonable behaviour or desertion has taken place. Under the proposed law, they will only have to state that the marriage has broken down irretrievably. The Divorce, Dissolution and
The government is looking at new plans which could result in drivers facing automatic fines of £130 for minor motoring offences. The plans could give more power to local councils to help improve roads for cyclists and pedestrians. The money raised would be invested into the road network system to fund traffic-reducing measures. Motorists who
Divorce inquiries have increased by more than 40% during the coronavirus lockdown, according to lawyers. Co-op Legal Services saw a 42% increase in divorce inquiries between March 23 and mid-May, in comparison to the same period last year. Co-op Legal Services said that during some weeks of the lockdown it saw inquiries jump by 75%