Divorce

Lawyers welcome reform of divorce laws to enable no-fault divorce

The Law Society of England and Wales has welcomed the government’s proposed reforms of divorce law today, after a consultation found family law practitioners to be broadly in support of th

Price of success: the hidden costs of financial dispute resolution hearings

FDRs were going to make divorce proceedings fairer and faster but instead they have led to mechanical lawyering; divorce lawyers must now offer better solutions for clients, says Jame

Unintended consequences of new divorce petition

New form could lead to an increase in applicants naming a third party out of malice or inadvertence, warns Joh

One in the eye for the entitlement generation

The Court of Appeal’s decision in Sharp is a modern view on family finance, explains Simo

You keep the house…

The Supreme Court’s ruling in Birch v Birch highlights the cost of rehousing on divorce cases, explains Haze

Is the ex-wife expected to work?

Alec Samuels provides an overview of the principal issues to be considered in maintenanc

Divorce and intra-UK jurisdiction disputes

Amy Scollan discusses the contrast between English and Scottish law on matrimonia