September 2, 2020

A father has been granted full parental responsibility for his daughter so that she can live with him instead of with her mother, who was unable to care for her properly.

The mother and father were Polish nationals with a nine-year-old daughter who was born in Poland.

In...

August 12, 2020

A father has been accused by a judge of showing “bad faith” in his attempt to prevent his children being returned to live with their mother.

The case involved a family who had lived between the UK and South Africa until the parents had separated in January 2017 followin...

July 21, 2020

The Family Court has allowed indirect contact to continue between a mother and her eight-year-old daughter in a case where there were “no right answers, only least wrong ones”.

The girl’s parents had separated in 2013. She remained with her mother and older sister, who...

June 17, 2020

Divorcing couples are far less likely than they were 10 years ago to cite adultery as the reason for the breakdown of their marriage, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

The figures reveal that adultery was cited in 9,205 divorces in 2018, compared wi...

May 19, 2020

The government has published its new bill designed to reform divorce law and “remove the need for separating couples to blame one another for the breakdown of their marriage”.

The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill represents the biggest shake-up of divorce laws i...

April 29, 2020

The Marriage Foundation says that the divorce rate for couples who married after 2017 is set to fall by 22% over the next 15 years.

The foundation conducted a wide-ranging survey across Europe. It found that divorce rates are falling in several countries, with the UK le...

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