October 20, 2020

A mother has won her appeal against a court order that she should return her two children to Germany to live with their father.

The decision means the children can continue to live with her in England.

The children and parents had all lived in Germany since the children...

October 14, 2020

A “vindictive” husband who caused an "unnecessary haemorrhage of money" by pursuing unnecessary legal action has had his divorce settlement slashed by the courts.

The case involved a couple who had married in 2005 and separated in highly acrimonious circumstances in 201...

October 8, 2020

The Court of Appeal has ruled that a decision to remove three children from the care of their grandparents was mistaken and could cause them emotional harm.

The children, aged six, four and three, had lived with their grandparents and maternal aunt since January 2019 af...

October 5, 2020

Settling a dispute about matrimonial finances during the pandemic

September 30, 2020

The Family Court has granted a woman’s application to have the home she shared with her former partner sold, even though their son was still living there.

The couple had been in a relationship from 1995 until 2017 and had two children. One was aged 19, and referred to i...

September 22, 2020

The Court of Appeal has ruled that a judge was wrong to prevent two grandparents adopting their 3-year-old grandson.

The court heard that the child's mother suffered from mental health problems. She had a long history of drug abuse and had criminal convictions for viole...

September 16, 2020

A woman whose husband died after they had undergone IVF treatment has obtained a parental order for their baby after she was born to a surrogate mother.

The couple, who were referred to in court as Mr and Mrs Y, married in 2013. After several unsuccessful IVF treatments...

September 8, 2020

The Family Court has divided a divorcing couple’s marital assets in roughly equal shares, although they had spent so much on their acrimonious dispute that there was very little money left.

The couple had been married for nearly 22 years and had three children before se...

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