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An Indian lesbian couple who married in the UK have been told they must return to their home country, where their relationship will not be recognised and they could face […]

Married lesbian couple lose bid to stay ...


pre-nuptial
Since April 2014 it has been compulsory for divorcing couples to attend a Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting (MIAM) before an application can be made for a court order in […]

Separating couples spurn mediation meetings



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The Family Justice Council (FJC) released new guidance for expert witnesses late last week, following longstanding criticisms of a rift in understanding between expert witnesses and the requirements of family […]

FJC and BPS joint-publish new guidance for ...


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In a recent survey, the results have shown that around 40% of people who are involved in a divorce do not engage the services of a lawyer to assist them. […]

The dangers of DIY divorce



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This month the Family Justice Council has released guidance aimed at helping parties involved in divorce and dissolution of a civil partnership understand the law on financial separation. With an […]

Family Justice Council Guidance





pre-nuptial
Following the Family Justice Council guidance released this month some media attention has been given to pre-nuptial agreements. The FAQs section of the guidance informs that whilst pre-nuptial agreements have […]

Pre-nuptial agreements: rules and relevance