BTO’s Family Law team are again featured on the BBC, with the team being interviewed for the Scotland 2014 program that went out on Thursday 12th June, discussing the issues arising from the new law to criminalise forced marriage, that comes into effect on Monday 16 June.
Archives for 2014
We discuss the legal aspects of the Eastenders story line that deals with child relocation, international child abduction issues, and child removal from the UK.
You can’t be with your children 24/7, so what happens when other people are looking after them? And what rights have you to take decisions about someone else’s child who happens to be with you?
Full consideration of how a property title should be written ought to take place at the time of purchase as the consequences of a survivorship clause or “special destination” can be difficult to unravel later if the relationship fails.
How will the new laws on Forced Marriage effect those they are designed to protect? We discusses the implications for victims.
Steve Webb, the Minister in charge of child support announced the introduction of charges to child support applications. The information given was wrong.
We discuss International Missing Children’s Day, recognised round the world as a day to focus attention on the issue of international child abduction.
International or overseas Adoption is not always the seemingly glamorous high profile event that we might associate with Madonna or Brangelina. Very often the desire to adopt from abroad comes from members of the child’s extended family living in the UK.
Beware of some nasty surprises that can arise if you do not take professional advice about the tax consequences of your divorce / financial split.
A recent English case has highlighted the importance of families obtaining proper legal advice when considering surrogacy arrangements.