Family Law Updates

These articles have been created to provide to provide the latest legal family law updates or to provide brief answers to some of the questions we are most commonly asked. They are not meant to provide legal advice, merely a general overview of some legal concepts. If you need to understand how any of these concepts apply to your specific circumstances, please get in touch.

How Long can a Spouse Drag out a Divorce?

July 17, 2024|

"How long can a spouse drag out a divorce?" is a common question when dealing with divorce cases. Divorce proceedings can be particularly challenging, especially when one spouse intentionally prolongs the process which can lead to increased stress and financial strain. Why does it happen? The reasons vary but include the former spouse doesn't want to divorce and therefore won't engage in the process, the deluded misconception that not engaging will result in no agreement and therefore the financial status quo can remain or the most common reason......they are just being really awkward.

Registering a foreign divorce in the UK

June 28, 2024|

In the context of UK law, a foreign divorce refers to a divorce obtained outside the UK. The recognition of such divorces is governed by specific legal provisions to ensure that the divorce is valid and enforceable within the UK jurisdiction. The recognition of a foreign divorce is not automatic. and is subject to certain criteria. These criteria are primarily based on the domicile or habitual residence of the parties at the time of the divorce. In this article we explain....

Gaining permission to relocate abroad with a child

June 28, 2024|

Gaining permission to relocate abroad with a child when the other parent does not consent may seem like an impossible task but there are legal options. The legal procedures, rights, and obligations involved can often seem overwhelming but not if you have a knowledgeable and supportive family law solicitor by your side, especially one that specialises in international family law.

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