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An Anglo-Australian Comparison: Should a spouse have to pay for the excessive spending habits of their spouse after separation?

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 30 Aug, 2018

Sarah Basso, Rachel Roberts and David Hodson of iFLG look at the difference in the approach taken by England and Australia in respect of excessive expenditure by one spouse after separation.

The importance of the child’s voice when enforcing orders under the 1996 Hague Convention; F and M [2018] EWHC 2106 (Fam)

by Marianna Michaelides / 28 Aug, 2018

Introduction

Tax and spousal maintenance obligations for international families: the UK experience of the imminent USA changes

by David Hodson OBE MCIArb / 22 Aug, 2018

On 31 December 2018 the USA has a significant change in its tax treatment of spousal maintenance, alimony payments.  It is being resisted by many US family lawyers.  Yet the UK made a similar change in 1989 and has been mostly very welcomed.  However, it can still cause problems for international families as highlighted in a recent English High Court case. This article explains the English experience before and after 1989 in order to share with family law practitioners worldwide.

Reflections on Family Law: What is ‘Family’?

by Michael Allum / 17 Aug, 2018

Michael Allum & Emma Chowdhury

iFLG partner David Hodson becomes one of the first Fellows of the Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution

by Madeleine Gordon / 15 Aug, 2018

David Hodson OBE, MCIArb, partner and co-founder of The International Family Law Group LLP (iFLG), has been invited to become one of the first Fellows of the Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution (AIADR).