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The EU/UK Divorce: Will Brexit Affect Your Divorce Settlement?

  With the New Year well underway, Article 50 and Brexit are on everyone’s lips. As specialist family lawyers with a significant number of international clients, we were contemplating the…

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Sharland And Gohil Revisited – What Happens When One Spouse Hides Assets

  A year has passed since two women, Alison Sharland and Varsha Gohil won the right in the Supreme Court to have their divorce settlements reopened. Both discovered their husbands…

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International Residence Orders – Children Always Come First

  Many of the divorces we deal with have an international aspect. The issue of child residence sometimes becomes more complicated when parents live in different countries. This is particularly…

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Cohabitees: Numbers Increase But Legal Position Still Weak

  Earlier this month the Office for National Statistics published its annual report into current trends in living arrangements in the UK. One of the more startling revelations was the…

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Children's Issues

International Residence Orders – Children Always Come First

  Many of the divorces we deal with have an international aspect. The issue of child residence sometimes becomes more complicated when parents live in different countries. This is particularly…

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What Are My Rights as a Parent?

A great concern for divorcing couples with children is the welfare of their child or children. Despite the spousal relationship breaking down, it is crucial that there are minimal repercussions…

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Can I Stop My Ex-Wife taking My Child Abroad?

Client Question: My ex-wife and I split some years ago, at the time our daughter was 2 years old – she is now eight. Communication has never been good between…

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I’m An Italian In London, Can My Divorce And Child Proceedings Be Handled In The UK?

Client Question: I'm 47 and I am Italian. I got married to a British woman in 1989 and we have a son who is 14. We got married with the…

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Divorce

Sharia councils and the British legal system still at odds

  According to The Guardian, the debate regarding how Sharia councils should be integrated into English civil law continues to rage, prompting a House of Commons inquiry. The main concern…

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Does It Matter If We Just Separate Rather Than Divorce?

Moving on without your ex-partner can be slow and at times difficult, and it has been observed that years after deciding to walk their own paths, many couples settle for…

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Financial Issues

Cohabitees: Numbers Increase But Legal Position Still Weak

  Earlier this month the Office for National Statistics published its annual report into current trends in living arrangements in the UK. One of the more startling revelations was the…

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Is it worth having a pre-nuptial agreement?

In 2010 the case of Radmacher v Granatino made headlines in England. The case confirmed that pre-nuptial agreements could be binding in the UK in the right circumstances. Recently this…

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International Divorce

Limited compensation for Jewish divorces

  A recent report in the Israel National News has revealed a new ruling by the Jerusalem District Rabbinical Court which will see a limit placed on compensation claims during…

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Sharia councils and the British legal system still at odds

  According to The Guardian, the debate regarding how Sharia councils should be integrated into English civil law continues to rage, prompting a House of Commons inquiry. The main concern…

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