Top 5 stories from our divorce blog in 2014
We’ve covered a lot in our divorce blog this year. Take a look at our top 5 most popular posts:
We’re all used to hearing about the huge divorce settlements agreed between the mega rich but January saw a slightly more unusual settlement being offered: eighty three pounds! After previously offering his wife a multi-million pound settlement Christopher Nightingale made a somewhat lower offer.
You can read more about it here:Millionaire offers wife just £83 in divorce settlement
In February a Scandinavian medical journal published a study suggesting that the stress of the IVF process could actually cause relationships to breakdown at the very time couples are trying to build their relationships:
Another surprising divorce and finance story emerged in March as a man filed for divorce from his wife because he was tired of being rich! Xiu Li became a billionaire almost overnight after a series of successful business deals in China but husband Tom Hawken found the couple’s new lavish lifestyle too much for his more frugal tastes.
A man asked a London court to amend a £60,000 per month divorce settlement he signed in error after forgetting to put on his glasses.
And last but not least, something divorce solicitors have suspected for a while, the credit crunch DID cause the divorce rate to rise and a great many more relationships than usual to break down.