About the Family Law Week blog

The Family Law Week Blog is a companion site to Family Law Week. It complements the news, cases and articles published on Family Law Week with additional comment and coverage of the wider aspects of family law.

The Blog is edited by Jacqui Gilliatt, of 4 Brick Court and Lucy Reed, of St Johns Chambers.

Monday, 7 January 2008

The War of the Medleys

The Times has reported on proceedings in an appeal against criminal damages charges as a husband and wife carried out tit for tat threats on each others property during their divorce. Neil Medley had been found guilty of criminal damage when forensics had discovered metal bra clasps among the debris of a fire when he allegedly burned £4,000 of his wife's lingerie. He had also stolen one shoe from each pair of her£1,000 shoe collection.

All this was retaliation for the wife having sold his personalised numberplate for his Ferrari and their son's remote controlled toys.

Ripe for a film script don't you think?

Read more on The Times website

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