Mondaq UK: Family and Matrimonial
Anderson Strathern LLP
Parents sometimes wrongly think that financial support of children stops at the age of 16.
Anderson Strathern LLP
Wills and inheritance were reviewed again in October, when the Scottish Government published a response to its 2015 consultation on the law of succession.
Anderson Strathern LLP
In Scotland there is already a greater degree of protection, but care is still needed to protect the family inheritance from exploitation.
Anderson Strathern LLP
Family Law and divorce are treated very differently north and south of the border.
Wright Hassall LLP
An expert in wills and probates has said that controversial Government changes to probate fees ‘could be seen' as a tax aimed at the wealthy.
Wrigleys Solicitors
This article explores the new proposed fees for obtaining a Grant of Probate in England and Wales announced by the Government this month.
Withers LLP
When a child's life is turned upside down by an acrimonious divorce, school is often their one constant, and this is something which can often be overlooked.
Withers LLP
Research shows that when a couple splits up the emotions most commonly experienced include confusion, shock, guilt, frustration, grief, loss, resentment, anger, rejection, shame and relief.
Withers LLP
Despite best intentions, managing contact arrangements for children can quite easily become the unintended depository of unresolved conflict between you and your former partner.
Withers LLP
I am delighted that the Resolution Awareness campaign this year focuses on how separating or divorcing parents can limit the impact of conflict on their children.
Withers LLP
Your main ally in life becoming your enemy is a nightmare. Suddenly, they are only concerned with their own interests, which are the opposite of yours
Expatriate Law
There is no facility by which to formally register a foreign divorce in England & Wales per se. However, a divorce that took place abroad will be valid in the jurisdiction of England & Wales if,
Hewitsons LLP
The Capacity and Self Determination (Jersey) Law 2016 which came into effect on 1 October 2018 introduced the concept of Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) into Jersey law.
Hewitsons LLP
Many individuals hold bank accounts in different jurisdictions like England, Jersey, Singapore and Dubai.
Withers LLP
Nobody enters a marriage thinking it will end, but recent figures from the Office of National Statistics show that 42% of marriages now end in divorce.
Expatriate Law
Did you know that the country you choose to divorce in can directly impact what assets you're left with? Or that being an unmarried expat couple is a legal issue in some countries?
Expatriate Law
Suzie and Joe are British, but live in Dubai with their 2 children aged 4 and 6. They had been living in Dubai for 5 years and were happy there until their marriage began to deteriorate.
Withers LLP
The divorce of Mr and Mrs Owens reached the Supreme Court in May this year, fuelling the debate about whether divorce law in England and Wales is outdated and needs to be reformed.
Withers LLP
Although England and Wales has a discretionary financial system on divorce giving Judges power to consider what is fair, issues of jurisdiction are binary
Withers LLP
Starting financial proceedings in England and Wales puts in place a court timetable. Parties may resolve their case amicably at any time, but absent agreement, there will be at least 3 court hearings
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Wrigleys Solicitors
This article explores the new proposed fees for obtaining a Grant of Probate in England and Wales announced by the Government this month.
Hewitsons LLP
Universal Wealth Preservation (Universal) was an unregulated company that set up trusts, handled investment and produced Wills – often appointing themselves as executors and trustees.
Expatriate Law
There is no facility by which to formally register a foreign divorce in England & Wales per se. However, a divorce that took place abroad will be valid in the jurisdiction of England & Wales if,
Withers LLP
Nobody enters a marriage thinking it will end, but recent figures from the Office of National Statistics show that 42% of marriages now end in divorce.
Hewitsons LLP
The Capacity and Self Determination (Jersey) Law 2016 which came into effect on 1 October 2018 introduced the concept of Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) into Jersey law.
Wright Hassall LLP
An expert in wills and probates has said that controversial Government changes to probate fees ‘could be seen' as a tax aimed at the wealthy.
Withers LLP
I am delighted that the Resolution Awareness campaign this year focuses on how separating or divorcing parents can limit the impact of conflict on their children.
Withers LLP
Your main ally in life becoming your enemy is a nightmare. Suddenly, they are only concerned with their own interests, which are the opposite of yours
Anderson Strathern LLP
Family Law and divorce are treated very differently north and south of the border.
Hewitsons LLP
Many individuals hold bank accounts in different jurisdictions like England, Jersey, Singapore and Dubai.
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