Mondaq UK: Family and Matrimonial
Brodies LLP
It has been hard to escape the divorce metaphors in recent months as our Prime Minister, Theresa May and the European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker have embarked ...
Brodies LLP
January is the month often referred to as the month when more separations occur than any other. Certainly there appears to be a spike in numbers with newly separated individuals consulting divorce lawyers then.
Brodies LLP
You may have seen the ITV Tonight programme – Elderly Theft: Robbing the Relatives last week. The programme focused on a number of examples of relatives effectively stealing from elderly people ...
Wright Hassall LLP
A leading Midlands family lawyer is to lobby MPs for a change in the law to make sure that the marriages of many Muslim women are recognised by the UK authorities.
Brodies LLP
The romantics of the world are having a good week, as the news has broken of the engagement of Prince Harry and actress, Meghan Markle.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
In the UK, parents who are going through a separation or divorce could potentially be denied contact with their children if they try to turn them against their former spouse or partner.
Wright Hassall LLP
Our guide takes you through the grounds for contesting a will.
Expatriate Law
In the third podcast in this series, Alexandra Tribe, solicitor at Expatriate Law, interviews Lauren Carmichael, formally an international legal consultant at Clark's attorneys in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Taylor Vinters
This week we're supporting Resolution to help raise awareness about the lack of legal protection for cohabiting couples.
Withers LLP
The law can be slow to catch up with real life. Today, if you are in an LGBTQ couple who want to 'get serious', its likely that you move in together and cohabit rather than get married.
Withers LLP
You may be able to do something to review your current assessment through the Child Maintenance System (CMS), formerly the CSA.
Withers LLP
We have children together, surely that makes a difference to my claims against the house and for maintenance? Yes, becoming parents together is a huge change.
Withers LLP
The need for a solution to the problem of reciprocal recognition and enforcement of matrimonial judgments between Hong Kong and the Mainland has long been recognized.
Brodies LLP
Although Scotland and England have many laws in common, one of the areas where we are apart is the law regulating maintenance awards between spouses.
Wright Hassall LLP
When considering possible avenues to challenge the validity of a will, fraudulent calumny is often overlooked.
Taylor Vinters
This week we're supporting Resolution to help raise awareness about the lack of legal protection for cohabiting couples.
Stewarts
Sarah Whitham reviews the recent changes to Practice Direction 12J of the Family Procedure Rules 2010. Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division, has revised the rules to reinforce ...
Withers LLP
Cohabiting couples are the fastest growing family type, having doubled over the past 20 years. But cohabitation offers much less protection than marriage does. How would you fare if problems arose?
Withers LLP
I was delighted to see Family Matters – the Times campaign to modernise family legislation – as the leading story in the Times today.
Taylor Vinters
With DIY Will templates on sale in newsagents and basic Will writing services available online, you might wonder whether you really need a solicitor.
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There are many reasons to sign a cohabitation agreement – whether you are already living together as a couple, or plan to in future – it is never too late.
Withers LLP
Cohabiting couples are the fastest growing family type, having doubled over the past 20 years. But cohabitation offers much less protection than marriage does. How would you fare if problems arose?
Withers LLP
We have children together, surely that makes a difference to my claims against the house and for maintenance? Yes, becoming parents together is a huge change.
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In the recent case of Christodoulides v Marcou the High Court refused permission to appeal against the first instance decision that a will was invalid by reason of ‘fraudulent calumny'...
Withers LLP
I was delighted to see Family Matters – the Times campaign to modernise family legislation – as the leading story in the Times today.
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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 . . .
RadcliffesLeBrasseur
The residence nil rate band (RNRB) came into force on 6 April 2017. The RNRB is available when a person who dies on or after that date holds a ‘qualifying residential interest' (QRI) at their death...
Withers LLP
You may be able to do something to review your current assessment through the Child Maintenance System (CMS), formerly the CSA.
Wright Hassall LLP
When considering possible avenues to challenge the validity of a will, fraudulent calumny is often overlooked.
Taylor Vinters
This week we're supporting Resolution to help raise awareness about the lack of legal protection for cohabiting couples.
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