On Christmas Eve, with seven days to go before the UK fully left the EU, the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, announced that a deal had been concluded with the EU. The full document incorporating the terms was published on Boxing Day morning.
There has been a wealth of articles – everywhere from newspapers to academic journals – in recent years which suggest the divorce process in England and Wales should be simplified and made less adversarial.
English and French specialist family lawyers David Hodson and James Netto of The International Family Law Group, plus guest speaker Delphine Eskenazi of Libra Avocats (France) examined some of the family law problems which will arise in practice from January 2021 onwards on the UK leaving the EU
I have just heard this morning that there will be an amendment to the relevant practice directions to provide that online applications received on New Year’s Eve after 4:30 PM and before 11:00 PM will count as receipt on that date and not as the next day on which the court opens as is presently
Special measures have long been available to help victims of domestic abuse attending court. However, the move towards remote and hybrid hearings as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic has posed new and unique problems in this area.
The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020. But in matters of law it fully leaves on 31 December 2020. But EU laws will continue to apply, and be applied, in the English family courts from 1 January 2021 onwards, probably until 2038 and perhaps beyond.
No sooner had clarity been obtained as to how child contact would work within and across the tier system, than the government announced its suspension in England. From 5 November 2020, a 4-week lockdown will begin. Thankfully though, the position on child contact is very much clearer this time
The government has, with considerable controversy, introduced a system of tiers across England to try to stop the second wave of the Covid-19 virus taking hold and causing significant problems within the NHS.
In February 2020, the UK government said it would be leaving EU laws on final departure from the EU on 31 December 2020. But what should be the status of existing case law from the European Court (CJEU)?
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We have developed this Digital Tool to help you navigate your way through the most common legal questions which may arise during or at the breakdown of a relationship and to help you know your rights.
At iFLG, we believe in helping families to understand the law and resolve any family disputes as simply, quickly and cost effectively as possible. Personalised legal advice should always be taken. Particular circumstances may change the outcome. Our lawyers are available to help on +44 (0) 203 178 5668 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
We have developed this Digital Tool to help you navigate your way through the most common legal questions which may arise when resolving the financial outcome of a divorce or civil partnership dissolution.
At iFLG, we believe in helping families to understand the law and resolve any family disputes as simply, quickly and cost effectively as possible. Legal advice should always be taken. Particular circumstances may change the outcome. Our lawyers are available to help on +44 (0) 203 178 5668 or email@example.com.