Family and Matrimonial News

Husband Who Failed to Disclose Assets Faces Further PaymentsJune 6, 2012

When the marriage between a wealthy property developer and his wife ended acrimoniously, their battle over the financial settlement lasted more than a decade. As part...

The Changing Face of DivorceMay 24, 2012

Statistics show that 33 per cent of marriages that took place in 1995 had ended in divorce 15 years later. This compares with 22 per...

The Changing Face of DivorceMay 24, 2012

Statistics show that 33 per cent of marriages that took place in 1995 had ended in divorce 15 years later. This compares with 22 per...

Benefit to Parents Not Sufficient Benefit to Their SonMay 4, 2012

The Court of Protection has refused a request to make financial arrangements for a young man lacking mental capacity because there was no clear benefit...

Benefit to Parents Not Sufficient Benefit to Their SonMay 4, 2012

The Court of Protection has refused a request to make financial arrangements for a young man lacking mental capacity because there was no clear benefit...

Shared Parental Responsibility and DivorceApril 24, 2012

Having rejected the findings of a report it commissioned into the parenting of children after divorce, the Government has thrown into doubt the whole area...

Shared Parental Responsibility and DivorceApril 24, 2012

Having rejected the findings of a report it commissioned into the parenting of children after divorce, the Government has thrown into doubt the whole area...

Unreasonable Behaviour Leads to Access LimitationApril 10, 2012

The normal presumption of the family court is that a child will benefit from contact with both of its parents. However, when a judge heard...

Unreasonable Behaviour Leads to Access LimitationApril 10, 2012

The normal presumption of the family court is that a child will benefit from contact with both of its parents. However, when a judge heard...

Divorce and Family LocationMarch 21, 2012

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...