Tag Archives Ben Goldsmith

70% of divorce financial matters dealt with by consent

by Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Ministry of Justice Statistics published by the Ministry of Justice for 2011 reveal that seventy percent of all divorce related financial applications were disposed of by consent without the need for a court hearing in the UK. In 2011 a total of 80,601 applications for ancillary relief were disposed of; an increase of 2 per cent ...

Rich couple told they are peurile by High Court Judge

by Wednesday, July 11, 2012

A rich couple locked in a bitter row over the wife’s £26million divorce settlement are no better than spoilt, squabbling children, a judge claimed yesterday. Lord Justice Thorpe said Jennifer Evans’s dispute with her estranged husband Mark was ‘puerile’, warning them: ‘Somebody has to come into the nursery to make some rules.’ He also expressed amazement ...