Family and Matrimonial Articles

Cohabitation Agreements – Protection for Unmarried Couples

One of the most common myths in English law is that there is such a thing as a ‘common law marriage’. It simply doesn’t exist...

Divorce and the Company Director

Divorce is almost never easy and the financial negotiations can be protracted and difficult, particularly when there are business interests involved. In this article we...

Divorce and the Family Home

Family break-up is always complicated and when there is a property involved, things can get very complex indeed. In principle, when a couple are cohabiting (not...

Child Maintenance Explained

The Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission (CMEC) – a statutory non-departmental public body – was established in 2008 to take on the work of the...

Post-Nuptial Agreements – the Basics

More than 40 per cent of marriages end in divorce (in England and Wales more than 110,000 couples divorce annually) and when one in five...

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Family and Matrimonial News

Failure to Take Advice Proves Costly in Family ArrangementJune 27, 2017

No matter how much you may trust relatives or close friends, you should never sign important documents without independent legal advice. In one case that...

High Court Encourages Social Workers to Make Use of FacebookJune 5, 2017

In the Internet era, it is wholly acceptable to use Facebook or other social media to make contact with those who have to be notified...

High Court Encourages Social Workers to Make Use of FacebookJune 5, 2017

In the Internet era, it is wholly acceptable to use Facebook or other social media to make contact with those who have to be notified...

Giving Up Your Career to Get Married? Think Twice!May 17, 2017

A person who voluntarily prioritises their marriage over their working life may not be entitled to compensation for the earnings foregone if their relationship ends...

Giving Up Your Career to Get Married? Think Twice!May 17, 2017

A person who voluntarily prioritises their marriage over their working life may not be entitled to compensation for the earnings foregone if their relationship ends...

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