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International Dimension Makes Child Travel Risky

The welfare of children is always top of the list of priorities of the Family Court when making...

Sharing Principle - Court of Appeal Gives Guidance

The application of the 'sharing principle' to big money divorces is more than a matter of simple...

UK Fairness Test Mitigates Italian Pre-Nuptial Agreement

The law relating to the division of family assets on divorce varies widely across the world and...

Misled Mother to Lose Home

It may sound overcautious to say so, but it is always worth taking legal advice before entering...

Vaccinations Protect Child's Welfare

There has been a massive amount of disinformation put about over the years (and, apparently,...

Wife Must Pay for Her Own Mistakes

The Supreme Court recently decided a case which made clear some of the limits that apply when...

Long-Term Partner Wins Right to Stay in House

Those who doubt the legal advantages of getting married should take note of a case in which an...

Wife Seeking Divorce Fails to Prove English Domicile

London has gained a reputation as 'the divorce capital of the world' because settlements reached...

Financial Claim Based on Support After Divorce Fails

The usual course of events on divorce is that there is a financial settlement which divides up the...

Possible Separation From Mother Intolerable, Rules Court

Relationships that start on the Internet are already leading to some interesting situations. A ...

Pre-Nup Upheld When Implications Understood

Family judges will approach pre-nuptial agreements with greater respect following a landmark...

Jail for Husband Who Flouted Court Ruling

Court orders have to be obeyed and those who defy them can ultimately be sent to prison. Exactly...

Future Earning Capacity Not a Matrimonial Asset

The Court of Appeal has made an important decision in a divorce case in which the main argument...

Pre-Nuptial Agreement Receives Court Backing

The validity of pre-nuptial agreements depends on legal advice being taken on both sides, equal...

Changing Circumstances Lead to Divorce Settlement Dispute

When a wealthy construction business owner and his wife divorced in 2011, a 'clean break'...

Direct Contact With Both Parents Best Promotes Child Welfare

Family judges know that children normally do best when they have direct contact with both parents....

No Pay, No Passport?

In a consultation paper published just before the December holiday season , the Department for...

Trust is No Replacement for Legal Advice

Sadly, not all relationships that get off to a good start last, and it is vital to seek legal...

Cohabitants Entitled to Bereavement Damages

The legal implications of cohabitation are often poorly understood by those who choose to live...
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