New resources for separating parents to support their children Cafcass (Children and Family Court Advisory Support Service) has recently launched on behalf of the Ministry of Justice, a new course and set of resources for parents to help them think about how to prioritise their children’s needs while they are separating. Planning Together for Children […]
In the recent case of TM v KM  EWFC 155. HHJ Hess awarded the wife an extra £500,000 lump sum to compensate her for the ‘relationship-generated disadvantage’ she suffered due to giving up a lucrative career in investment finance to care for her family. The cases where one party successfully argues that they require compensating for […]
The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 (“DDSA 2020”) received Royal Assent in June 2020 paving the way for ‘no fault divorce’, bringing about the biggest change in divorce law in the last 50 years. Back in 1990, the Law Commission identified many problems with the current process, so this change has been a long […]
With Brexit having caused delays in all other business being dealt with by Parliament, the “Divorce, Dissolution and Separation” Bill was finally progressed and on Monday, cleared the next stage towards Royal Assent. The much awaited ‘no-fault’ divorce is therefore one step closer. What is the current position? Under the current outdated legislation, it is […]
Dealing with divorce or separation is stressful at any time of life but especially so in current circumstances. Here are some questions we are regularly being asked at the moment in the hope they answer any queries you may have. If you would like to talk through the consequences for your business, please email us and […]
In light of the recent lockdown we have been asked for advice about what families should do in circumstances where parents who are separated or divorced intend, or are required, to move children between their households to facilitate contact arrangements either under a Child Arrangements Order or on a voluntary basis. What guidance has […]
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