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Welcome to the watersrule solicitors blog. The blog contains general legal news updates and news from our firm. For expert legal advice on any matter please contact our solicitors (Stirling: 01786 235 235; Tillicoultry: 01259 753 330)

Fall in Number of New Wives Seeking Divorce

There has been a sharp fall in the number of divorces granted to wives during the early years of marriage, new research has found. According to pro-marriage think tank, Marriage Foundation, the number has fallen by as much as 50% since 1986.

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Same-Sex Adultery Not Reason for Divorce

Following a radio show on BBC Radio 4, a campaign has been launched to bring adultery laws up to date with the issues that exist in the 21st Century.

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Double Divorces on the Rise

The number of disgruntled former partners taking legal action for a second time against former partners has more than doubled in the last few years.

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Ex-wife Takes Legal Action Against Millionaire 18 Years After Divorce

An ex-wife has taken legal action against her former husband 18 years after their divorce. Kathleen Wyatt took legal action against her former husband Dale Vince, who is the founder of wind-power firm Ecotricity, with the business tycoon estimated to be worth around £107 million.

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Swiss Court Awards Record Breaking Divorce Settlement

A long-running divorce dispute between a Russian oligarch and his ex-wife has resulted in what is thought to be one of the largest ever divorce settlements, reports the Guardian.

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Marital status affects financial satisfaction in retirement

A recent global survey has found that in the over-50 age group, respondents reported higher levels of dissatisfaction with their finances if they were divorced or separated, compared to those who were widowed.

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England sees rise in divorce numbers

The Office for National Statistics has recently published a statistical bulletin giving an interesting insight into divorce in England and Wales in 2012.

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