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A pre-nuptial agreement is a contract entered into between two people prior to their marriage confirming how their assets will be divided should they separate or divorce in the future.
Historically, pre-nuptial agreements were considered contrary to public policy in England and Walesand therefore void, despite the position being different in many European countries...
It is a fundamental principle of company law that a company has a separate legal personality from its members. People therefore often hold assets in their company’s name rather than their own. Previously this would have had a knock on effect in Matrimonial proceedings, meaning that the assets held in the company’s...
Changes in private family law proceedings in respect of children are in the process of being made which are intended to promote the resolution of disputes away from the Courts wherever possible. The main changes which are to be introduced by the provisions are:
Newly-divorced parents should take care when taking their children abroad on summer holidays warns our Partner Zoe Gaitskell. “Parents could face criminal prosecution if they do not return children promptly to their legal homes after the holidays”.
New figures reveal that the number of parental child abduction cases dealt with by...
Child Contact after Separation
When relationships break down parties often find it extremely
hard to communicate with one another, this can lead to matters
becoming increasingly acrimonious especially where children are
In the event you and your former partner are unable to agree on matters relating to your children...
Collaborative family law is a new approach to negotiating and
settling issues arising predominately from divorce or family
separation. Its aim is to resolve family disputes without those
inolved having to go to Court.
Through a series of meetings the separating couple and their lawyers seek to create a dignified...