The very recent case of S v H serves as a stark reminder that there are very strict parameters in which a Court in England and Wales will be willing to consider a pre-nuptial agreement valid and therefore
In short, the case concerns three children but the judgement largely deals with the eldest child, B, a 14-year-old boy who was wrongly removed and retained by the mother in Sierra Leone. The younger two children remain in England with the mother.
iFLG Partner Stuart Clark believes that the shorter-term focus of the rapid consultation on remote hearings may have been a missed opportunity for longer-term lessons to be learned and for future practice to be informed by the rapid acceleration of the use of remote hearings during the lockdown.
In May 2008 I wrote an article anticipating what would be family law and the practice of family law a decade or more hence, May 2020. Would I have perfect vision of a fair family law 12 years later or would some of the problems still be with us?
In Re N (A child)  EWFC 35 the High Court was asked to consider whether judicial delays abroad caused by COVID-19 was a reason to depart from the general practice recommended in the decision in Re S (A Child) (Abduction: Hague Convention)  4 WLR 108, namely that the
iFLG partner Michael Allum reviews the English family court’s power to make financial orders following foreign divorces (Part III) and asks whether it is time for the leave/permission filter mechanism to be reformed.
The court is usually unwilling to adjust financial settlements in light of conduct despite a great many clients asking it to do so. This article takes a look at how this position has come about and how other similar countries tackle conduct issues.
The scale of domestic abuse has increased during the COVID-19 lockdown period. Whilst an increase was predicted by experts in this field and echoed in the media, there is a no surprise that the figures have increased so drastically at this phenomenally difficult time.
This article by Managing Partner Ann Thomas and Paralegal Annie Boxer considers the reported decision on the suitability and appropriateness of remote contested final hearings during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
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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.
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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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.