In our latest blog we explore how jewellery and other assets obtained during a marriage are valued and divided on separation and divorce.
Archives for 2016
We discuss Cohabitation / Marriage / Divorce, the benefits of Prenuptial Agreements and the wrangling and rumours surrounding the Brad and Angelina divorce.
The Supreme Court has rejected the Named Person Scheme on the basis of the European Convention on Human Rights and Proportionality.
We explore some of the misconceptions about what rights cohabiting couples have on the breakdown of their relationship or on the death of either partner.
The Supreme Court has made what could be a far reaching decision in relation to the establishment of the habitual residence of a child.
We discuss the media reporting of the custody battle between Madonna and Guy Ritchie and the limits of the courts when the child is a teenager with a free will.
We review a statue of the Child Support Act 1991 and remark on the difficulty for lawyers in interpreting Parliament’s intentions when the words don’t make sense.
This week’s blog looks at a recent case rejected by the Court of Criminal Appeal. The case involved a couple convicted of fraud after they were found to have invented a web of lies in an attempt to deceive a father into believing that a child was not his.
A recent courageous decision from the English Court of Appeal indicated that courts nowadays can be prepared to take a robust stance in child contact cases when the parent with whom the children live refuses to obey Contact Orders.