March 25, 2020

We are all going through an unprecedented situation which we understand will be a cause of worry and concern for many including our colleagues and our clients.

We have set out below some basic guidance on how you can deal with getting through this time. Our guidance is...

March 24, 2020

The High Court has ruled that a four-year-old boy should be returned to his father following his wrongful removal from his home by his mother.

The case involved a Hungarian couple who began a relationship in 2010. They moved from Hungary to Germany with their son around...

March 18, 2020

A husband has won his appeal against a judge’s decision that allowed his wife a second chance to improve her divorce settlement. The case involved a couple who

March 16, 2020

The health, safety and well-being of our clients, colleagues and staff is our top priority.

Therefore, our office will be temporarily closed from Monday 16 March 2020 until further notice due to the current health concerns with COVID-19 (coronavirus).

As part of this pre...

March 10, 2020

A mother has had to forfeit the residential care of her son after she tried to alienate him from his father.

The case involved a boy who lived with his mother but had regular contact with his father and his paternal family.

However, from March 2018, there had been no dir...

February 26, 2020

Court action is generally considered to be a last resort in divorce cases. It’s much better to reach an amicable agreement over how you should divide the marital assets and reach a financial settlement

If that proves difficult, your solicitor is likely to suggest that y...

February 18, 2020

A local authority in England has been prevented from placing a boy in a children’s home in Scotland because the home could not be classed as a "suitable person".

The case involved a teenager who was made subject to a care order and placed in a residential home in Englan...

February 12, 2020

A mother who wrongfully removed her three children from their father without his consent has been ordered to return them to him in Germany.

The case involved a German couple were married in 2005 and divorced in 2012.

They had joint custody of the children, with the mothe...

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