Divorce

Face-to-face client meetings mustn't be left behind

Lawyers have been urged not to leave face-to-face client communication behind as they emerge from the covid-19 crisis, following a recent survey 

17 Jul 2020

Lack of transparency in legal fees on divorce, report says

Solicitors’ fees are becoming less transparent, according to a survey which revealed young people are increasingly borrowing money to fund divorces

13 Jul 2020

Supreme Court ruling will ‘encourage divorce tourism’

A dissenting Supreme Court judge has criticised a ruling for giving wives “untrammelled licence” to go forum-shopping

02 Jul 2020

MPs back no-fault divorce law

No-fault divorce looks set to become law next year after the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill passed in the House of Commons 

17 Jun 2020

Sorting out the aftermath

Alec Samuels examines the law on the break-up of cohabitation and civil partnership
 

04 Jun 2020

A tolerant approach

Separated parents are trying to maintain the status quo at a time when life is anything but the norm, says Pippa Allsop

25 May 2020

Financial remedies cases facing valuation challenges

Remote final hearings in financial remedies cases are facing challenges of financial market volatility, family solicitors have warned

21 Apr 2020

The cat and the law firm: the purr-fect advantage

Dr Bob Murray shares how an uninvited cat calmed a firm’s clients – and brought a managing partner to his knees

06 Feb 2020

Expanding the pot

Divorce lawyers could increase the value of a matrimonial pot by challenging an ‘unfair’ credit agreement, says David Bowden

22 Jan 2020