The President of the Family Division has announced that the functioning of the Family Court is unlikely to return to full and ordinary operation until Spring 2021 and, even by then, there may be a new normal to the court working environment. Most of the court buildings have been closed to the public as a […]
Improved life expectancy and quality of life has resulted in a rise in the number of divorcing couples over the age of 65. Those separating in the later years of their life are likely to be retired, with one of their most valuable assets being their pension(s). They may also have additional needs which must […]
The end of a relationship is a difficult time, but it’s important not to rush into decisions.
In a landmark case in 2018, a heterosexual couple won the right to enter into a civil partnership. This resulted in a change in the law and, as of 31st December 2019,heterosexual couples who want to legally formalise their relationship can choosewhether to enter into a civil partnership or marry. So, how do you decide […]
Family breakdown is never easy, especially when coming to an agreement regarding children and finances. This is compounded if you find yourself going down the route of litigation. If you do find yourself in this situation, you will want to do all you can to avoid going to court, not least as the court process […]
Easter offers many parents an opportunity to take their children on holiday and the big question is often home or away? If you are a separated parent, the decision to take your kids abroad can be more complicated than it first appears.