Family and Matrimonial Articles

Business Assets and DivorceAugust 13, 2017

  Divorce is seldom an easy business, but the problems are compounded when there is a family business involved. The division of the spoils has traditionally...

Divorce and MoneyMarch 5, 2017

When it comes to dealing with money and divorce, it is important to know what has to be taken into account and the powers available...

Civil Partnerships And Same-Sex Marriage ExplainedMarch 5, 2017

The first civil partnerships were formed on 21 December 2005, after the Civil Partnerships Act 2004 came into effect on 5 December 2005. Same-sex marriages contracted...

Pre-Nuptial Agreements: Wise Planning for the WealthyMarch 5, 2017

Following a decision in the Supreme Court, in which a pre-nuptial agreement entered into by a German heiress and her husband was held to be...

What Are Financial Needs?September 18, 2016

When financial settlements are being made on divorce, one crucial aspect that is taken into account in deciding the structure and value of the settlement...

Business Assets and DivorceAugust 27, 2016

Divorce is seldom an easy business, but the problems are compounded when there is a family business involved. The division of the spoils has traditionally...

Divorce and Foreign NationalityJanuary 1, 2016

Approximately one in six marriages in the European Union is between persons of different nationalities. Not surprisingly, approximately one in six divorces also involves spouses...

A Guide to the Adoption ProcessJuly 8, 2015

The most important requirements for adoption are that the adopter must be over 21 years of age, the child to be adopted must be under...

Taking Children into Care – The Legal ProcessJuly 8, 2015

We often hear of children being taken into care, but the process by which this occurs is not well known. The Children Act 1989 lays...

Divorce and Foreign Residence: ChildrenJuly 7, 2015

When a marriage breaks up, it is usual for the couple to separate physically as well as legally and in some cases the physical separation...

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