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What's more important; business or home? An update….
We last discussed this issue in April 2015 following the case of Cooper-Hohn (2014) where one spouse, persuaded the Court of Appeal in England and Wales that their contribution to the finances of the marriage amounted to a "special contribution" so as to justify the Court making an order giving that spouse 64% of the matrimonial assets on divorce.
Jersey
22 Nov 2017
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The Pre-Nup: A Sensible Precaution Or The Keystone Of An Unequal Marriage?
In July 2015, in their broad reaching proposition on 'Same-sex Marriage, Divorce and Dissolution', the States agreed, in principle, to make significant changes to divorce law in Jersey.
Jersey
10 Oct 2016
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Equal Marriage, Equal Divorce?
On 23rd September 2015, The States voted to legislate to enable same-sex marriage by January 2017 at the latest.
Jersey
21 Oct 2015
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What's More Important; Business Or Home?
When a marriage breaks down and one party issues divorce proceedings it can be a difficult time for everybody involved.
Jersey
21 May 2015
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Open Season v Shivers Of Fear: Wyatt v Vince
You are divorced. You thought it was over and then you hear the names "Wyatt" and "Vince"; does a shiver run down your back or do you throw a party and go to see a family lawyer?
Jersey
20 May 2015
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Keeping Mum - Full And Frank Disclosure In Matrimonial Proceedings
I often hear these comments when dealing with the disclosure of assets as part of the financial settlement in a divorce.
Jersey
1 May 2015
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ABC v The Minister For Health & Social Services And The States Employment Board
The Court has recently decided for the first time in Jersey in ABC v The Minister for Health & Social Services and The States Employment Board that a parent does not have a private cause of action arising from a breach of the Children (Jersey) Law 2002.
Jersey
29 Nov 2012
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Property Rights For Unmarried Cohabitants
The Supreme Court of England & Wales recently affirmed in Jones v Kernott [2011] UKSC 53 the principles upon which the Courts in England & Wales may determine the beneficial interests of unmarried couples in their family home.
Jersey
19 Jan 2012
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Prenuptial Agreements, "All That I Have I Share With You - Subject To Contract"
A Prenuptial Agreement was the subject of the recent English Supreme Court decision in the case of Radmacher v Granatino, generating great media interest. What does it mean for couples contemplating marriage in Jersey?
Jersey
19 Jan 2012
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