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Divorce really can break your heart

Divorce really can break your heart

A new study published in America has found that divorce is a significant risk factor for heart attacks. An analysis of more than 15,000 people by researchers at Duke University showed that women are at a greater risk of heart

Congratulations to BLB’s Sarah Jackson

Congratulations to BLB’s Sarah Jackson

Congratulations to Sarah Jackson who has been appointed head of BLB’s Family Law Department with effect from 1st April. Sarah, who joined BLB in early 2014, has over 16 years experience as a specialist matrimonial and family lawyer. Sarah comments

Divorce and Pensions

Divorce and Pensions

A pension is an asset – to be disclosed Questions I am commonly asked are “Do I have to disclose my pension to my spouse?” and “Will my spouse get half my pension if we divorce?” The answers are “Yes”

Considering divorce or separation in the New Year?

Considering divorce or separation in the New Year?

“Divorce-day” – a myth? Every January, the papers talk about D-day or Divorce day, being the first working day in January when divorce lawyers are purported to see a new client spike. The theory is that the strain Christmas puts

Father’s Day treat at the races

Father’s Day treat at the races

Staff at BLB and their families enjoyed a fantastic day out at Castle Combe Circuit on Sunday 16th June where they were able to watch cars racing around the track at speeds of up to 160 mph. The event was