Why Does The Timing Matter For The Final Decree Of Divorce?

The timing of a decree nisi application for the order which states that the Court does not see any reason why a couple cannot divorce can be extremely important. A...


Varying Periodical Payments

What are periodical payments? Periodical payments (those sums payable on a regular basis after separation) are often the most complex part of financial arrangements following a divorce or dissolution. So what...


Victims Of Domestic Violence More Likely To Suffer Serious Mental Illness

According to new research, undertaken by Birmingham University, women who suffer from domestic violence are three times more likely to develop severe mental illness in the future. The research focused...


No Weight Given To Pre-Nuptial Agreement In Divorce Of Cosmetics Heiress

In the divorce case of Ipekçi v McConnell [2019] EWFC 19, the Judge, Mr Justice Mostyn, decided to ignore a pre-nuptial agreement between the parties in making a financial remedies...


New Support Services For Victims Of Domestic Abuse

In some cases, many people remain in abusive relationships out of fear that they will have nowhere to go. It is often the case that when a person and their...


No-Fault Divorce Legislation Receives Support

Resolution has welcomed the Justice Secretary’s announcement that he will bring forward legislation to introduce no-fault divorce. The Government’s decision follows a public consultation in which family justice professionals and...


Divorce Tourism Case – German Wife Told She Can’t Divorce In England

A German woman seeking a divorce from her husband has been told that she can’t divorce in England and will instead have to divorce in her native Germany. Pierburg Divorce...


No Fault Divorce Law Reforms To Be Introduced

The Government has announced that it will introducing legislation as soon as Parliamentary time allows to change the current procedure for divorce across England and Wales. This will allow separating...


Common Marriage & Divorce Myths

There seems to be a lot of confusion and misunderstanding when it comes to divorce and separation. While for many, a marriage or civil partnership is a celebration of love and...


Hiding Assets During Divorce

The majority of divorce cases are dealt with by way of a Financial Order which specifies who gets what with regards to finances and assets in a relationship. It is...


The Talaq Divorce

Under traditional Islamic Law, a bare Talaq divorce is deemed to have taken place when the husband pronounces three times ‘I divorce thee’. This pronouncement dissolves the marriage instantly. However,...


Is My Overseas Divorce Valid In England?

An overseas divorce is one which has been obtained by means of judicial or other proceedings, or other than by means of proceedings, in any country outside the UK and...