Keeping it in the family; post-nups

Samuel Johnson described second marriages as “a triumph of hope over experience”.  We all know that divorce can be painful and expensive.  Almost one in two marriages fail, which means divorce affects us all.  In recent years London has... Read more

What are the grounds for divorce?

The grounds for divorce have been the same for 50 years, and the world has moved on but the law hasn’t. This means people are often forced to say things in divorce papers that create more arguments. Here at bbl we try and make this as simple as... Read more

Whose blame is it anyway…

Last month saw the case of Owens -v- Owens come to the Supreme Court, and with it the growing call for divorce reform and the introduction of a no fault option. In the case of case of Mr and Mrs Owens, Mrs Owens applied for a divorce on the basis... Read more

Speak now… or forever hold your lens!

The intricacies of family life are often such that if there is to be a wedding sceptic present on the big day, the spy in the camp is likely to be a close family member or friend. I’m not sure many people know the answer to what would happen if... Read more