Family Law: Press Cuttings

  1. Meal Ticket Divorce

    Lady told 'get a job' by courts. Holly Tootill discusses the case with the Daily Mail, read more below.

  2. The Rise of the Body Clock Divorce

    Holly Tootill considers a growing trend of divorce when fertility and children are in mind. Read the full article below.

  3. How money could make couples happier but more likely to split

    Holly Tootill discusses money and marriage with The Telegraph.

  4. Facebragging' fuels divorce

    Bragging on facebook, pressure and competition is now causing couples to divorce. Holly Tootill talks to The Sun about the growing trend.

  5. Rise of Pre-Nups

    'Rise of prenups to protect the Bank of Mum and Dad: parents of the bride and groom want to safeguard their investments in their children's homes.' Holly Tootill puts this down to a rise in couples wanting to regulate their finances. Read teh full article below.

  6. Ex-Husbands could risk losing passports

    Divorced men who try to wriggle out of paying off their ex-wives could face a driving ban. Law reformers yesterday called for fresh sanctions against those who avoid paying divorce settlements ordered by the courts. Jenny Arnold discusses this with the Daily Mail below.

  7. Divorce Rate Plunges

    Katie Lowe speaks to The Telegraph and suggests 'cohabitation is almost a form of natural selection for marriage, preventing couples in fragile or troubled relationships from progressing to marriage and, quite possibly, to divorce'. Read more below.

  8. Family Team Expands with five lawyers

    Cara Nuttall, Katie Lowe and Francesca Norris join from Slater and Gordon in Manchester while Jenny Arnold has been recruited from Ward Hadaway. Read more about the team in the MEN News.

  9. Rise of the 'body clock divorce' as couples fall out over children

    In this Daily Mail feature Holly Tootill comments on the recent statistics that'One in ten break-ups now thought to involve a wife who believes her years of fertility are running out'

  10. Top judge hands divorcee £3.5m despite husband arguing it should be less as ex-wife lives with another man

    Family lawyer Holly Tootill discusses divorce with The Telegraph 'Women who move in with other men after getting divorced are still entitled to a share of their ex-husband's wealth, the UK's most senior family judge has ruled'.

  11. JMW Reports Woman More Pragmatic Than Men About Admitting Adultery

    Gianna Lisiecki-Cunane, an associate in family law at JMW featured in The Telegraph on Saturday 11th October 2014. The feature includes findings from JMW that even though neither men nor women want to be seen as the ones responsible for a marriage breaking down, wives are more likely to admit being unfaithful. The full article can be viewed online here.

  12. Money worries put a bigger strain on relationships than an AFFAIR, according to study into the nation's happiness
    Money worries put a bigger strain on relationships than an AFFAIR, according to study into the nation's happiness

    Gianna Lisiecki-Cunane, family lawyer discussed the recent findings from the ONS with the Daily Mail that suggested more people have money concerns than worry about affairs. Gianna, amongst other things, said this is unsurprising: 'There are couples who find a partner's infidelity to be an easier pill to swallow than the possibility of having to untangle and divide assets which might been built up over a number of years. 'The majority of divorces involve at least some concerns about money.

    The full article is can be read here.

    Following the Daily Mail article above, both The Telegraph and The Times featured commentary from Gianna. Pick up your copy of the paper on Friday 13th Feb and turn to page 27 in The Times.

  13. Money worries put a bigger strain on relationships than an AFFAIR, according to study into the nation's happiness
    Money worries put a bigger strain on relationships than an AFFAIR, according to study into the nation's happiness

    Gianna Lisiecki-Cunane, family lawyer discussed the recent findings from the ONS with the Daily Mail that suggested more people have money concerns than worry about affairs. Gianna, amongst other things, said this is unsurprising: 'There are couples who find a partner's infidelity to be an easier pill to swallow than the possibility of having to untangle and divide assets which might been built up over a number of years. 'The majority of divorces involve at least some concerns about money.

    Following the Daily Mail article above, both The Telegraph and The Times featured commentary from Gianna. Pick up your copy of the paper on Friday 13th Feb and turn to page 27 in The Times.

  14. Girl power: In just 15 months more than 7,000 same-sex couples have tied the knot - including 1,500 MORE lesbian couples than gay men.
    Girl power: In just 15 months more than 7,000 same-sex couples have tied the knot - including 1,500 MORE lesbian couples than gay men.

    Gianna Lisiecki-Cunane, a family lawyer her at JMW Solicitors, spoke to the Daily Mail about the latest ONS figures.

    The figures appeared to suggest that gay women shared the preference of their heterosexual counterparts for the security and stability of marriage. However, Gianna suggested taht, ‘Given that married couples must wait a year before they can divorce and the first same-sex marriages only took place in March last year, it is reasonable to assume that we might detect a similar pattern amongst gay married women in the future.’

    You can read the full article below.

  15. Digital divorces are now just a click away: Couples to split up using laptops or mobiles in 2017
    Digital divorces are now just a click away: Couples to split up using laptops or mobiles in 2017

    Holly Tootill discusses the latest family law trends in the Daily Mail. Holly comments on the proposal that 2017 will be the year of the 'digital divorce'. Read the full article online.

  16. American socialite Sheila Rosenblum sues husband for millions in High Court battle
    American socialite Sheila Rosenblum sues husband for millions in High Court battle

    Holly Tootill comments on the complications of an international divorce in The Telegraph. Holly states that there can be a length of time between obtaining an order and translating that into money for the spouse. The full article is on the link below.

  17. The bad habits which end marriages, according to a law firm
    The bad habits which end marriages, according to a law firm

    Family Law expert Gianna Lissiecki-Cunane talks to the Independent about the rise of bad habits being cited as a reason for divorce.

  18. JMW Reports Woman More Pragmatic Than Men About Admitting Adultery

    Gianna Lisiecki-Cunane, an associate in family law at JMW featured in The Telegraph on Saturday 11th October 2014. The feature includes findings from JMW that even though neither men nor women want to be seen as the ones responsible for a marriage breaking down, wives are more likely to admit being unfaithful. The full article can be viewed online here.

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