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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Divorce: Asset Division Not Always EqualMay 4, 2017

In general, there is a presumption that on divorce the assets will be split more or less equally, but that is based on case law...

Divorce: Asset Division Not Always EqualMay 4, 2017

In general, there is a presumption that on divorce the assets will be split more or less equally, but that is based on case law...

Court Enforces Pre-Nuptial AgreementApril 17, 2017

When the marriage of a wealthy couple broke up, the English court had the opportunity to consider the impact of two pre-nuptial agreements the couple...

Court Enforces Pre-Nuptial AgreementApril 17, 2017

When the marriage of a wealthy couple broke up, the English court had the opportunity to consider the impact of two pre-nuptial agreements the couple...

Court Corrects Bureaucratic Nightmare for FamilyApril 3, 2017

One of the most important roles played by judges is to protect individuals against unlawful treatment by the state. In one unique example, the High...

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