UK: Is Miriam González Durántez a Bad Influence on British Wives, and Women in General?

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  Don’t You Dare Call Miriam González Durántez  “Mrs Clegg” She is a lawyer and wife to former deputy prime minister Nick Clegg and she recently lampooned an organization on social media for referring to her by her husband’s name. So instead of calling her “Miriam González Durántez” they called her “Mrs Clegg.” She took …

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Ashish Thakkar's Divorce Case Exposes "Africa's Youngest Billionaire" Mantle as Undeserved. He's Not That Rich.

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Did Ashish Thakkar lie about his wealth on purpose or did others impose the mantle of “Africa’s Youngest Billionaire” on him against his will? Or is he lying about his wealth to escape having to pay his glamourous wife Meera a hefty sum in a divorce settlement? Because apparently he has been telling a UK …

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Johannesburg: Has South Africa Become the Divorce Capital of the African Continent?

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Whether in Johannesburg or Capetown or any other urban area, divorce rates have been spiking in South Africa for the past 5 years or so. Indeed, it is said that divorce has become a hot trend in the country. Different reasons are offered for this trend including money woes, infidelity and women’s economic power. Indeed, at …

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Divorce in India: The "Judge's Discretion" Can Result in Completely Ridiculous Outcomes

A recent New York Times article about Divorce in India caught my attention for all the wrong reasons. I just thought “how ridiculous!” when I read some of the reasons that a judge in India can exercise his or her discretion in granting or not granting a divorce.  The author wrote: The country’s legal code …

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SOUTH AFRICA: Nelson Mandela's ex Winnie Mandela contests his will + claims QUNU homestead

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According to reports, Nelson Mandela left Winnie Mandela ZERO in his last will and testament, instead leaving everything to his children and third wife, Graca Marchel. It is for this reason that Winnie has brought a challenge to the will (even though her lawyers have taken pains to point out they are not contesting the …

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CANADA: Divorce Tips for Canadians, and American expats living in Canada

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DIVORCE LAWS IN CANADA  Unlike the US where divorce laws change by state, in Canada the law is uniform throughout the country, in every province, except perhaps for Quebec. So provinces such as Ontario, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, New Brunswick, Alberta,  Nova Scotia, Manitoba, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland & Labrador have the same laws. There are …

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