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Help with Divorce from David McHardy

David McHardy LLB is an experienced family lawyer and mediator for the Essex branch of specialist family law firm Jones Myers LLP. He is a Lieutenant Bailiff in the Royal Courts of Guernsey and a prominent member of Essex Family Solutions Group.

Counting the cost of fighting over finances in divorce

Posted over 7 years ago by David McHardy with 0 comments

Arguing about money could spell disaster for your marriage, according to a recent tabloid headline . Based on an American academic survey the newspaper story claims that rowing about finance is more of a predictor of divorce than arguments about children...

Why TV chef’s “quickie” divorce is a recipe for success

Posted over 7 years ago by David McHardy with 0 comments

Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi’s seemingly “amicable” divorce is to be applauded. Their decision sends out a strong and positive message that marriage breakups need not be confrontational and protracted. We so often see celebrity...

Another small step in the right direction for cohabiting couples

Posted over 7 years ago by David McHardy with 0 comments

We applaud the news that the Joint Committee on Human Rights is urging the Government to extend the same rights to heterosexual couples to enter civil partnerships as has been afforded only to same sex couples. Here at Jones Myers we have long campaigned...

Elsa appeal continues following Tamer Salama High Court decision

Posted over 7 years ago by David McHardy with 0 comments

Our client Naomi Button – whose six year old daughter Elsa was abducted by her father in Egypt on December 27, 2011 – says she respects this week’s High Court decision to keep him in custody for repeatedly refusing to disclose Elsa’s...

Unpicking the Headlines on Retirement Income

Posted over 7 years ago by David McHardy with 0 comments

It has been interesting to observe the considerable amount of column inches devoted to a new survey conducted by Prudential, indicating that divorcees planning to retire in 2013 will lose out to the tune of £2,600 per year in expected retirement...