What a waste of time and money

Nearly fell off my perch when I read the headline: Woman sues her solicitors because they ‘did not explain to her that finalising her divorce would mean her marriage was terminated’. Fortunately the case was rejected by Lord Justice Briggs, but it went all the way to the Court of Appeal. A sensible judicial decision for a change.

A Rolling Stone gathers no….fortune

Rolling Stone guitarist Ronnie Wood looks set to be deprived of at least a couple of limbs following a reported out of court divorce settlement.

Mel Gibson and wife Robyn to divorce after 28 years

So, Mel Gibson and his wife of 28 years, Robyn, are set to end it all in the divorce courts, irreconcilable differences being cited as the reason for the split. Mel Gibson is worth in the region of £640 million, and under Californian law, his wife could take half. Fair enough, that’s the law and both were aware of that …


After months of speculation, Madonna and husband Guy Ritchie are all set to divorce. The couple, speaking through their PRs (as usual), made the announcement on Wednesday. Madonna and Ritchie were married in December 2000 at Skibo Castle in the Scottish Highlands and have two sons,  seven year old Rocco and David Banda, whose adoption from Malawi was approved in …