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Owens v Owens – Joanne Wescott Speaks To Sky News

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Owens v Owens – Joanne Wescott Speaks To Sky News

News article published on: 1st August 2018

Following on from the decision of the UK Supreme Court in the case of Owens v Owens, Joanne Wescott spoke to Sky News on the implication of the decision and what it means for divorce law in England. Joanne, who is an expert family and divorce lawyer at Osbornes Law explains to Sky News that […]

Mills v Mills To Be Heard in The Supreme Court on Wednesday 6th June 2018

News article published on: 5th June 2018

The case of Mills v Mills will be heard in the Supreme Court on 6th June 2018. In August 2017 Mr Mills was granted permission to appeal the decision of the Court of Appeal to increase his ex-wife’s spousal maintenance payments, fifteen years after they were divorced. The Facts Following their divorce in 2002, the […]

Thai Case Shines The Light on International Surrogacy

News article published on: 26th February 2018

A story reported by the Telegraph this week raises some interesting questions about international surrogacy. The reporting states that a 28 year old wealthy Japanese businessman paid women in Thailand between $9,300 and $12,500 each to bear his children. To date he has fathered 13 children using Thai surrogates, explaining that he wanted a large […]

Are we One Step Closer to The No Fault Divorce?

News article published on: 12th February 2018

Currently in the UK, a no fault divorce is not possible. This means to obtain a quick and easy divorce, the separating partners must allocate blame to one another. However over the years it has been shown that couples do not like this aspect of the process and can create further needless acrimony. Current Divorce […]

Fighting for Fido: Who Gets Custody Of The Dog?

News article published on: 30th January 2018

The divorce of Ant McPartlin and Lisa Armstrong has been hitting the headlines recently. The couple are seeking divorce after being together for years. Most modern divorce cases entail discussion about child custody and division of assets and, more frequently, who wins custody of the family pet. According to the Daily Mail as well as several other news […]

Osbornes Win “Law Firm of The Year”

News article published on: 23rd January 2018

Osbornes Law are delighted to announce that the firm has been awarded ‘Law Firm Of The Year’ at the 2017/18 Modern Law Awards. The awards, which are now in their fifth year, took place at The Lancaster Hotel in London on Thursday 18th January 2018.  They celebrate entrepreneurship, market development, business management and best practice in […]

High Court Judge Pushing For Reform of Divorce Law

News article published on: 9th January 2018

According to their website, the Marriage Foundation’s mission is to be a ‘national champion for marriage’. The Foundation was inaugurated by Sir Paul Coleridge in 2012, who had previously worked as a Family Law specialist barrister and a High Court Judge in the Family Court. The current and primary campaign of the Marriage Foundation is […]

Managing Finances When Divorcing

News article published on: 2nd January 2018

Divorce Day Believe it or not, January is considered divorce season among solicitors and lawyers. There is even a phenomenon known as ‘Divorce Day’, which lies on the first working day after New Year’s Day. There are several reason for this – for example couples may wish to give their families a good Christmas before […]

Six Tips To Help Your Children Through Divorce

News article published on: 2nd January 2018

The rise in divorce globally has turned the attention of academics and researchers towards the impact of parental divorce on children. Parental divorce is generally considered one of the most stressful life events which can be experienced by a child. However, it is also clear that how well children adjust to parental divorce depends on […]

The Legal Grounds For Divorce

News article published on: 2nd January 2018

A study by sociologists from the University of Washington found that people are more likely to file for divorce at two peak times of the year: just after the summer holidays and in the New Year. So now, at the start of January 2017, we are heading into the one of the hot spots for […]

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