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Following a debate in the House of Lords last week, and with only minimal notice to practitioners and Court staff on Thursday 17 March, and even less opportunity to advise clients, it was announced that the court fee for issuing a Divorce Petition would rise...
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Litigant in person named and shamed  to highlight the challenges faced by the family court  A litigant in person, who sent abusive emails and assaulted his wife’s barrister has been named and shamed by Mr. Justice Mostyn to...
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A common misconception is that unmarried couples have the same legal rights as married couples when it comes to relationship breakdown. The truth is that the law actually leaves unmarried people relatively unprotected when it comes to dividing the assets at...
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This week is Family Dispute Resolution Week As members of Resolution we are raising awareness of the need for parents to put children first during divorce or separation. Watch Resolution’s powerful new video Put your children first during divorce...
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On the 14th October 2015 The Supreme Court sent a very clear message to anyone who intends to hide or mislead the courts in family proceedings. Landmark rulings were made in the cases of Sharland v Sharland and Gohil v Gohil. Supreme Court justices were...