No appeal for electrician who turned home into fortress after divorce

by Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Image via Wikipedia A husband who barricaded himself inside the marital home and refused to leave after his wife issued divorce proceedings has failed in an Appeal Court challenge to an order committing him to prison. Electrician Gary Barnett, aged 54, changed the locks on his former matrimonial home in Bridgwater and refused to leave after his ...

Increase in wealth not a barder event

by Friday, June 26, 2009

Credit-crunched executives have already been warned they will not be able to wriggle out of big-money divorce settlements by pointing towards their depleted bank balances. Now, senior judges have issued a similarly stark warning to their former wives: you will not be entitled to more money if your former spouse’s wealth unexpectedly surges. Kim Walkden was seeking ...