Coronavirus could lead couples to delay divorce

The coronavirus could lead to married couples who were contemplating divorce to putting off proceedings, according to a new survey. A YouGov poll of more than 1,000 adults across the UK were asked whether the virus outbreak would influence their decision to divorce their partner. 28 per cent said they would be less likely to pursue divorce

Ex Watford MP has court fight disclosed

Former Watford MP Richard Harrington has failed in a bid to keep a family court judge’s ruling on a money dispute with his ex-wife from becoming public. Judge Anne Hudd, who analysed the case in the Central Family Court in London, concluded the findings she made when deliberating the dispute between Richard Harrington and estranged

No more tolerance’ for paper-based conveyancing

HM Land Registry has said the threat of another coronavirus outbreak will make people less tolerant of a paper-heavy conveyancing process and has outlined its own digital progress. According to The Law Gazette, in Land Registry’s latest annual report, chair Michael Mire anticipates a greater desire to make property transactions more digital over the coming year,