A list of family law terminology to help better understand what lawyers are talking about and some of the specific terms used. This glossary provides general information only. Professional advice should always be taken and we cannot accept any liability for reliance on it.
A promise that should be treated as a solemn assurance to the court. The person giving it may be sent to prison or fined if breached.
One of the grounds for a divorce. Can be quite mild if by consent. Better to try and agree in advance as less contentious. Does not need to be real reasons why a relationship has broken down.