Divorce

Landmark Beijing case sees housewife compensated for housework

A Chinese man has been ordered to pay £5,500 to his ex-wife in compensation

25 Feb 2021 | Divorce

The virtual divorce

Edward Cooke explains why family law professionals must embrace training opportunities to meet new digital challenges 

20 Jan 2021 | Divorce

Family solutions group calls for child-centred approach away from the courts

A report makes sweeping recommendations including the creation of a support framework for children and young people whose parents separate

12 Nov 2020 | Children

The gasp factor: litigation misconduct

Clients need to understand the implications of poor conduct on costs in financial remedy proceedings, as Matthew Taylor explains

10 Nov 2020 | Divorce

Economic disruption increasingly relied on to reduce large divorce settlements

The family courts are using the threat of a no deal Brexit to reduce the value of some larger divorce settlements, says Boodle Hatfield 

02 Oct 2020 | Divorce

The lockdown children

Sarah Jane Lenihan navigates the law surrounding child arrangements for feuding parents during the pandemic  

15 Sep 2020 | Children

Private FDRs: the way to go

Resolving finances on divorce in lockdown can be achieved efficiently through the private FDR process, says Sarah Jane Lenihan

07 Sep 2020 | Covid-19

A kinder divorce

Cost, acrimony and time are the enemies of a ‘good’ divorce, so Kate Daly and Pip Wilson have sought to rid the process of all three

Face-to-face client meetings mustn't be left behind

Lawyers have been urged not to leave face-to-face client communication behind as they emerge from the covid-19 crisis, following a recent survey 

17 Jul 2020 | Divorce

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