Remote Hearings – Are they the future in Family Courts and should they continue? The Nuffield Family Justice Observatory (NFJO) has published a report called: Remote hearings in the family court post … [Read more...] about Remote Hearings – Nuffield Family Justice Report
International enforcement of incoming & outgoing orders (before / after 18th June 2011) The Court of Appeal recently confirmed in Des Pallieres v Des Pallieres  EWCA Civ 955 that the … [Read more...] about International Enforcement of Financial Remedy Orders
Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 - in courtrooms (or not) from 6 April 2022 Following a longer than anticipated consultation period, Ministers have just announced that the Divorce, … [Read more...] about Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 – No Fault Divorce is coming
Father’s Day : How To Get Through It Without Your Children - 7 top tips by Wendi Schuller Father’s Day may fall during the shared time period when the children are with their mother. Ideally, she … [Read more...] about Father’s Day – 7 Top Tips for Divorced Fathers
The Interaction between Hague Convention cases and Asylum Law in England The Supreme Court (Lord Lloyd-Jones, Lord Hamblen, Lord Leggatt, Lord Burrows, Lord Stephens) in G (Appellant) v G … [Read more...] about Interaction between Hague Convention cases and Asylum Law in England – Explained
Fixed Fees are the Future The recently reported case of TT v CDA (Rev1) 2020 EWCA Civ 1215 has again brought the issue of costs in divorce proceedings into the spotlight. Are fixed fees … [Read more...] about Fixed Fees – Judicious timing?
Divorce and Taxes - What to look out for As Albert Einstein said: “The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax”. In Divorce cases the main concern is the treatment of tax issues … [Read more...] about Divorce and Taxes
Matrimonial Assets - Is Sharing sometimes harder to do than Giving? In recent years the law in respect of non-matrimonial and matrimonial issues in financial remedy proceedings is often challenged in … [Read more...] about Matrimonial Assets – Sharing is Caring
Grounds for Divorce - Why are the English Courts making it harder to divorce? Paul Read, Paradigm Family Law, Fitzroy Square, London If Boris Johnson marries his fiancé, Carrie Symonds whilst he is … [Read more...] about Grounds for Divorce – Times are a changing
Child Maintenance in Germany Post Brexit and Covid Support for single parents through the Advance Maintenance Act Since the expansion of the Advance Maintenance Act (“Unterhaltsvorschussgesetz ”) in … [Read more...] about Child Maintenance in Germany – Will Brexit or Covid strike?