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Top Ten Myths in International Family Law

There are a lot of myths and misconceptions about international family law issues. Here is our top 10:

A Culture of Change: Family Law and Inter-Ethnic Families

We have seen a change in the demography of our society with the increase in families of mixed ethnicities in recent years. Free movement of workers within the EU, coupled with international reciprocal arrangements allowing for the emigration of individuals from many different and varied nations, has created fascinating melting pots of cultures, languages and religions across the UK. It remains to be seen how Brexit will impact this trend.

DB v PB: reminder of potential effect of maintenance agreements

The recent case of DB v PB serves as a reminder of the potential effect an agreement in relation to maintenance can (for the time being at least) have on financial proceedings following the breakdown of a marriage.

 

Law Commission adopts iFLG proposals on law reform for pension sharing after foreign court orders

by David Hodson and Michael Allum 

PRESS RELEASE: Leading International Family Law Firm Launches New Digital Tool To Help Demystify The Law

A London based law firm The International Family Law Group LLP has launched two new, free, Web-Apps to assist individuals involved in family breakdown understand their rights, whatever relationship they may be in, and to help work towards a financial settlement. 

Turkey signs 1996 and 2007 Hague Conventions

On Friday 7 October 2016 Turkey signed and deposited its instrument of ratification to the 1996 Hague Child Protection Convention and to the 2007 Hague Maintenance Convention. Both Conventions will enter into force for Turkey on 1 February 2017. After the turmoil in Turkey in recent months these are very welcome developments for that country and excellent developments worldwide.

US Signs Hague 2007 Maintenance Convention (Updated)

On 30 August 2016, Barrack Obama, President of the United States, signed the instrument of ratification of the US to the 2007 Hague Child Support and Maintenance Convention.

iFLG sets up Brexit family law helpdesk

The International Family Law Group LLP (iFLG) have today launched a free Brexit family law helpdesk to provide information for family lawyers here and abroad and those involved in family court proceedings about the impact of Brexit on family law.

Brexit and national family law

This note sets out some preliminary reflections on the impact on domestic, national family law of the UK voting to leave the EU.

Brexit and international family law

This note sets out some preliminary reflections on the impact on international family law of the UK voting, by a close majority, to leave the EU.

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