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Focus on Resolution, not Revenge, Keeps Down the Cost of Divorce1st March 2013Whenever a spouse, particularly a wronged one, reaches the conclusion that their marriage has come to an end, invariably the instinct is to “get a good divorce lawyer”. The intention is to come out of a divorce as financially secure as possible – and, it must be said, to exact some revenge should the split … Continue reading "Focus on Resolution, not Revenge, Keeps Down the Cost of Divorce"
‘Act of God’ Should Not Be a Summer Get-out Clause19th July 2012To my fellow learned friends within the Scottish legal profession it is ‘Damnum fatale’ but most members of the general public know it as ‘act of God’. Given some of the consequences of our sustained bout of – even for Scotland – wholly unseasonal weather, this is a term which must have exercised the minds … Continue reading "‘Act of God’ Should Not Be a Summer Get-out Clause"