Mondaq UK: Family and Matrimonial
Withers LLP
On 18 June 2011, Council Regulation 4/2009, more generally known as the "Maintenance Regulation" took effect across EU Member States.
Harbottle & Lewis LLP
Today's judgment, which sees an end to the 13-year case, should reassure charities that a challenge to a will, will not be an automatic threat to a charitable legacy.
Withers LLP
The extent to which a parent should take financial responsibility for their child is an issue on which most people have a strong opinion.
Giambrone
The couple involved are both foreign nationals but have lived in London since 1993. The judge found that their long marriage, whilst marred by infidelity on both sides, amounted to a "subsisting marriage" notwithstanding the affairs which the marriage clearly survived.
Bishop and Sewell LLP
It is difficult to comprehend that you would ever lose the ability to manage your own affairs but mental and physical incapacity can happen to anyone at any time.
Veale Wasbrough Vizards LLP
So as an example, Charlotte, Anne and Emily are equal shareholders in a family owned publishing business. Each is insured under cross option arrangements.
Withers LLP
Ryan Giggs, the footballing superstar, entered the legal stage in 2011 when his super injunction preventing the media from reporting an extra-marital affair was ‘outed' by MP John Hemming...
Blaser Mills
In a recent article in The Telegraph, a woman addressed her decision to take a ‘marriage sabbatical' in a hope to save her relationship.
Blaser Mills
Having been a member of the EU for over 40 years, many of our laws and procedures are intrinsically linked to European Regulations, and our leaving the EU will now create great uncertainty about how this will affect families whose relationships break down.
Bishop and Sewell LLP
One might think that the freedom of a person to dispose of his or her assets by Will is, or ought to be, sacrosanct.
Bishop and Sewell LLP
While a request for a divorce may come as a shock, most people come to the realisation that if their spouse considers that the marriage is over then, perhaps after attending marriage counselling, there is no point fighting the inevitable.
Blaser Mills
After a long-running divorce row, the boss of Laura Ashley has been ordered to pay his ex-wife £64m.
Blaser Mills
While it remains a popular misconception that cohabitees have the same rights as married couples/civil partners, the reality is that they are largely unprotected by the current law.
Blaser Mills
The ex-wife of the founder of a popular clothing chain has successfully claimed against her husband's assets some 10 years after pronouncement of Decree Absolute.
Withers LLP
The recently reported case of Norman v Norman [2017] EWCA Civ 49 has confirmed the difficulties inherent in applications for privacy to be preserved in the appeal courts.
Withers LLP
In our last newsletter, we highlighted some of the family law issues which will be most affected by the UK's departure from the EU and concluded that it was largely business as usual for family law practitioners.
Withers LLP
There have been a number of recently reported cases in which the family courts have assessed financial claims brought many years after divorce.
Withers LLP
There is on the face of it a straightforward rule that means if a child is living in England, the Court will likely have authority to address any legal issues which arise in relation to that child.
Blaser Mills
The highly unusual decision in the recent case of Owens v Owens, has served as a reminder of the Respondent's right to defend a Petition for divorce, and the Court's power to reject a Petition based on unreasonable behaviour...
Debenhams Ottaway
The case of Tini and Hugh Owens has shown the need for English divorce law to be updated to reflect modern life.
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Bishop and Sewell LLP
It is difficult to comprehend that you would ever lose the ability to manage your own affairs but mental and physical incapacity can happen to anyone at any time.
Veale Wasbrough Vizards LLP
So as an example, Charlotte, Anne and Emily are equal shareholders in a family owned publishing business. Each is insured under cross option arrangements.
Giambrone
Italian citizenship can automatically be acquired through marriage. Before 27 April 1983, foreign women who married an Italian citizen were automatically granted Italian citizenship but the rules has since changed . . .
Withers LLP
Ryan Giggs, the footballing superstar, entered the legal stage in 2011 when his super injunction preventing the media from reporting an extra-marital affair was ‘outed' by MP John Hemming...
Blaser Mills
Having been a member of the EU for over 40 years, many of our laws and procedures are intrinsically linked to European Regulations, and our leaving the EU will now create great uncertainty about how this will affect families whose relationships break down.
Blaser Mills
In a recent article in The Telegraph, a woman addressed her decision to take a ‘marriage sabbatical' in a hope to save her relationship.
Bishop and Sewell LLP
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Guernsey, as one of the very few jurisdictions in the world to regulate trust and company service providers, is one of those reputable finance centres they can choose from.
Withers LLP
The extent to which a parent should take financial responsibility for their child is an issue on which most people have a strong opinion.
Blaser Mills
The ex-wife of the founder of a popular clothing chain has successfully claimed against her husband's assets some 10 years after pronouncement of Decree Absolute.
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