The eagerly anticipated school summer holidays are nearly upon us. For many this brings a feeling of relief after what has been a difficult time for schools and businesses. But for some, including separated parents, the holidays can present difficulties.
You may disagree with the other parent when deciding on vaccinating your child against coronavirus (COVID-19), which can create stress and tension. We explore the options available to help you resolve the situation without going to court.
A woman whose husband divorced her in China in December 2020 lost her application in the High Court of England and Wales for non-recognition of the overseas divorce, despite having already filed for divorce in England.
The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 will come into force on 6 April 2022. Whilst the date is later than originally indicated, it is now fixed as a matter of Parliamentary record and we can look forward with certainty.
A Barder event is an unforeseen event which invalidates the fundamental basis on which a financial remedy order has been made. If this situation occurs, an application can be made to the Court asking for the order to be revisited.
The matrimonial case of Villiers v Villiers has received a lot of attention over the last few years. The latest news is that Mr Villiers intends to pursue further legal action against his wife for misrepresentation.
It is no surprise that the courts are finding the volumes of cases coming through their doors challenging to manage. There are only a limited number of courts and judges available to hear cases, yet the number of cases continues to rise.
For over 20 years, family court judges have had the power to change periodical maintenance payments to a lump sum award to meet income needs. Historically this only related to spousal maintenance but, in a recent case also included child maintenance.
From 5 November, national coronavirus restrictions will replace current local restrictions in England, but what does this mean for separated parents spending time with their children and grandparents seeing their grandchildren?
Going through the breakdown of a relationship is emotionally difficult for all involved. Various stages in the process affect parties differently. One particular stage that can be challenging is working out 'who keeps what' from the family home.