Talking about Family Law

We keep across the latest news and discussions on family law

So grab a cuppa and have a read…

Older Posts:
  • Categories:
  • If you are unable to agree arrangements for your children following separation from the other parent, then you will need to apply to the court for a ‘child arrangements...
    Read More »
    A man who believes that he has been unfairly treated by being ordered to pay maintenance to his ex-wife for life (unless she should remarry) is raising money via...
    Read More »
    It is the nightmare of many separated parents: the other parent takes your child to another country without your permission and refuses to return them. What can you do...
    Read More »
    We’ve seen here previously what kind of financial orders the court can make upon divorce, but what if the other party does not comply with the order? What can...
    Read More »
    A recent case has highlighted the duty that the parties to family proceedings owe to the court. Family proceedings are governed by the Family Procedure Rules 2010. The rules...
    Read More »
    In his 17th and latest ‘View from the President’s Chambers’, his periodic update on the process of reform of the family justice system, the President of the Family Division has...
    Read More »
    The wife of a former London oil and gas trader has been awarded the sum of £453 million in a divorce case in the High Court. The award could be...
    Read More »
    A couple who have spent £1.5 million on legal costs in an on-going divorce case have been heavily criticised by a High Court judge. Mr Justice Holman said Barbara...
    Read More »
    Bankruptcy, or the threat of bankruptcy, is a common factor in divorce cases, but what effect can it have upon the financial settlement? The basic mechanics of bankruptcy are...
    Read More »
    Resolution, the association of family lawyers, has made four proposals for the political parties ahead of the general election, which it claims “will make a huge, positive difference to...
    Read More »
    It is quite common for people going through divorce to believe that they should receive a larger financial settlement because of their former spouse’s conduct, but how likely is it...
    Read More »
    Family Law Cafe has today featured in Legal Futures, the leading news resource tracking the fast-evolving legal landscape. The article, which coincides with the launch of Family Law Cafe, explains the...
    Read More »