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EU approves European divorce enhanced co-operation

David Hodson's summary of the content of the Regulation drawing attention to crucial elements for practitioners, clients and future policymakers

DB v PB: Unfair marital agreements, chaos of EU law and unusual routes to fairness

David Hodson OBE 

Gender duress in marital agreements: an Australian case study

Marital agreements are not yet part of English cultural life. But undoubtedly family lawyers are now being increasingly asked to draft them. For many of us, our continued anxiety and worry is the pressure put on the financially weaker party, often although not always the wife, to enter into an agreement which is less good than relying on the law. Sometimes it can be very disadvantageous.

Legal and practical things to consider if you are marrying abroad...

With more people marrying abroad it is essential that couples consider the legal and practical implications of their foreign marriage.

Have you been divorced abroad? English Financial Settlements after a Foreign Divorce

Even though there has been a divorce abroad the English Family Court has discretion to make a financial order against a former husband or wife. This can overcome financial hardship when the divorce courts of the other country made an inadequate financial settlement.

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