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Cryptocurrencies making messy divorces even worse

There's no existing case law to guide procedure, so new ways of handling issue will be devised as hearings take place

The anonymous nature of cryptocurrencies potentially make them a safe haven for spouses wishing to hide their money from a warring partner.


DIVORCES are messy, and cryptocurrencies are helping to make them a whole lot more so.

Virtual currencies such as bitcoin and ethereum are a new challenge for UK lawyers, plagued with volatility and secrecy that is extending the already painful process of dividing a couple's...

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