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Welcome to our information hub

One of iFLG’s aims is to make the law more accessible and easier to understand. We regularly produce information guides (iGuides), articles, podcasts and responses to government papers on all issues surrounding relationship breakdown and children.

We want to keep our clients up to date with the latest developments in family law both in the UK and internationally. We also produce information and practice notes for family lawyers here and around the world.

All our written content is in downloadable pdf formats for you to take away and read anytime you like.

If you would like to know more about any of the issues raised or require further assistance do get in touch with one expert lawyers by emailing enquiries@iflg.uk.com or calling 0203 178 5668.

Podcast: Financial Outcomes on Marriage Breakdown

David Hodson speaks on what is the law in England on financial outcomes on marriage breakdown. It has been the subject of two major House of Lords decisions and numerous Court of Appeal and High Court reported cases in the past six years. Yet many practitioners in England and abroad are confused by what is the state of the law. One thing is certain, looking to statute law will not provide an answer!

Podcast: Child Relocation

Ann Thomas speaks on child relocation, an application to take a child permanently abroad.

Breaking and setting aside Consent Orders

In this article David Hodson OBE considers the law around breaking and setting aside consent orders made within the family court.

It includes an analysis of seting aside orders due to non disclosure, fraud and misrepresentation, new or supervening events and undue influence.

Practical Aspects of Marital Agreements in England with an International Element

David Hodson's paper on the practical aspects of marital agreements with an international dimension and spoke on how solicitors should deal with these cases and especially the very real problems when recommending a party not to sign.

Brussels II child abduction: Trumping orders

Trumping orders are a valuable remedy when a court to which a child has been abducted within Europe refuses to make a return order. Here's our explanation...

iGuide: Inherent Jurisdiction

The Court’s inherent jurisdiction in relation to children and Wardship are powerful tools in the field of international Child Law. Find out more in this iGuide.

iGuide: Inherent Jurisdiction

The Court’s inherent jurisdiction in relation to children and Wardship are powerful tools in the field of international Child Law. Find out more in this iGuide.

iGuide: 1996 Hague Convention

The Hague Convention on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Child was concluded on 19 October 1996 (“The 1996 Convention”).

What is Collaborative Law?

Collaborative law offers a way of resolving cases without going to a final court hearing. Here's IFLG's explanation of the process...

iGuide: Enforcing Foreign Financial Orders in England

The enforcement of orders made abroad in England is a complex area. Here is our iGuide to the process.

iGuide: Variation of Financial Orders

iFLG provides guidance on the variation of financial orders 

iGuide: Taxation and Divorce

This iGuide provides an introduction to tax issues on divorce for the tax year 2016/2017.

iGuide: 1980 Hague Convention Countries

This iGuide details the countries in which the 1980 Hague Convention on the civil aspects of international child abduction is in force with the UK.

iGuide: Divorces Outside of Europe

This iGuide explains some of the issues where one or more countries (one being outside of Europe) can potentially deal with a divorce.

iGuide: 1980 Hague Convention Countries

This iGuide details the countries in which the 1980 Hague Convention on the civil aspects of international child abduction is in force with the UK.

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