Separation & Divorce

Jewish divorce

When planning their wedding, many couples choose to say their vows in their place of worship, be that a church, synagogue or mosque to name but a few. By doing so, most marriage ceremonies will be conducted in compliance with both civil and religious laws so that the marriage is legally recognised under both strands….

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Family Mediation Week: 21-25 January 2019

With Family Mediation Week taking place from 21-25 January 2019, the family law team at Miles & Partners Solicitors in the City of London want to encourage anyone going through a divorce or any family dispute to consider using mediation to help resolve key issues, rather than choosing to take it to court. Family Mediation…

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Anya Gold, a rising star, joins Miles & Partners family law team

Miles & Partners Solicitors and Advocates are delighted to welcome Anya Gold to the family law team. Anya is an experienced family law solicitor and was named as a rising star on the annual Super Lawyers list in 2015.  Anya specialises in helping families with divorce, financial settlements, child arrangements and cohabitation disputes. She also helps couples with prenuptial and postnuptial…

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Don’t let your divorce end up before the Supreme Court

Divorce is a hot topic at the moment with two cases having recently ended up before the Supreme Court because the couples involved could not sort out their differences amicably.  The first case, Mills v Mills, concerned an application by a wife to increase the maintenance element of her settlement following divorce when she fell…

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Millionaire lands himself in jail after failing to adhere to divorce settlement

Divorcee and property developer John Ralph Hart has found himself on the wrong side of the law after being handed a 14-month jail sentence for ignoring court orders to pay his ex-wife Karen Hart a £3.5 million share of their £9.4 million estate. In 2015, the court ruling that decided the financial settlement in their…

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