Family and Matrimonial Articles

Child Custody Explained

Arrangements over the custody of children (called residence arrangements by lawyers) after the breakdown of a relationship are usually best decided without the intervention of the...

The Process of Divorce

Although divorce is a commonplace occurrence these days, few people going into their first divorce have much idea about how the process operates. Here is...

Living Together Agreements

When you begin living together as a couple, without being married, it is best practice to set up a trust deed to make clear your...

Pensions and Divorce

Divorces among the over-60s are by no means infrequent and, whilst the potential for acrimony arising from issues concerning young children is absent, they often...

Financial Settlements in Divorce: Factors

The headline-grabbing decisions in a spate of  ‘rich list’ divorce cases in 2007 confirmed that the House of Lords  (now the Supreme Court) is emphasising that marriage...

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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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