Mondaq UK: Family and Matrimonial
Giambrone & Partners
Inheriting an asset such as a property is often very well received. However, if you inherit a property abroad it can be a little more problematic.
Hewitsons LLP
In the case of South Downs Trustees Limited –v- GH, the High Court has recently considered an application under section 57(1) of the Trustee Act 1925.
Giambrone & Partners
The courts in England and Wales hear nearly 25,000 divorces which involve a foreign national. Divorce in England and Wales can be more favourable to women ...
Withers LLP
As highlighted by many commentators during the Good Divorce Campaign, last week, ‘a good divorce' is a bit of an oxymoron.
Wrigleys Solicitors
Only for rock stars and professional footballers" was once the perception, but the reality is now much different.
Anderson Strathern LLP
Since the Child Support Act 1991 came into effect, the CMS (and the Child Support Agency before that) has had a sizeable proportion of child support arrears which it makes efforts to recover.
Anderson Strathern LLP
Parents sometimes wrongly think that financial support of children stops at the age of 16.
Anderson Strathern LLP
Wills and inheritance were reviewed again in October, when the Scottish Government published a response to its 2015 consultation on the law of succession.
Anderson Strathern LLP
In Scotland there is already a greater degree of protection, but care is still needed to protect the family inheritance from exploitation.
Anderson Strathern LLP
Family Law and divorce are treated very differently north and south of the border.
Wright Hassall LLP
An expert in wills and probates has said that controversial Government changes to probate fees ‘could be seen' as a tax aimed at the wealthy.
Wrigleys Solicitors
This article explores the new proposed fees for obtaining a Grant of Probate in England and Wales announced by the Government this month.
Withers LLP
When a child's life is turned upside down by an acrimonious divorce, school is often their one constant, and this is something which can often be overlooked.
Withers LLP
Research shows that when a couple splits up the emotions most commonly experienced include confusion, shock, guilt, frustration, grief, loss, resentment, anger, rejection, shame and relief.
Withers LLP
Despite best intentions, managing contact arrangements for children can quite easily become the unintended depository of unresolved conflict between you and your former partner.
Withers LLP
I am delighted that the Resolution Awareness campaign this year focuses on how separating or divorcing parents can limit the impact of conflict on their children.
Withers LLP
Your main ally in life becoming your enemy is a nightmare. Suddenly, they are only concerned with their own interests, which are the opposite of yours
Expatriate Law
There is no facility by which to formally register a foreign divorce in England & Wales per se. However, a divorce that took place abroad will be valid in the jurisdiction of England & Wales if,
Hewitsons LLP
The Capacity and Self Determination (Jersey) Law 2016 which came into effect on 1 October 2018 introduced the concept of Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) into Jersey law.
Hewitsons LLP
Many individuals hold bank accounts in different jurisdictions like England, Jersey, Singapore and Dubai.
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Anderson Strathern LLP
Since the Child Support Act 1991 came into effect, the CMS (and the Child Support Agency before that) has had a sizeable proportion of child support arrears which it makes efforts to recover.
Anderson Strathern LLP
Family Law and divorce are treated very differently north and south of the border.
Wrigleys Solicitors
Only for rock stars and professional footballers" was once the perception, but the reality is now much different.
Hewitsons LLP
The Scottish Government has agreed reforms to the succession rules, following the 2015 public consultation.
Withers LLP
As highlighted by many commentators during the Good Divorce Campaign, last week, ‘a good divorce' is a bit of an oxymoron.
Giambrone & Partners
The courts in England and Wales hear nearly 25,000 divorces which involve a foreign national. Divorce in England and Wales can be more favourable to women ...
Expatriate Law
Under English law, there is an option to legally separate from your spouse, which is popular for those who have a religious objection to being legally divorced, or for those who have not been married a year.
Expatriate Law
When considering divorce as an expat, most people's first thought isn't "will my divorce be recognised in England?".
Wright Hassall LLP
When the Supreme Court upheld the Court of Appeal decision that Tini Owens could not be granted a divorce because she failed to meet the legal test that her marriage had broken down irretrievably...
Expatriate Law
There is no facility by which to formally register a foreign divorce in England & Wales per se. However, a divorce that took place abroad will be valid in the jurisdiction of England & Wales if,
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