November 5, 2019

Most people go through months if not years of soul-searching before finally deciding they want a divorce.

There are so many factors to consider including children, money, your home…and even if your marriage really is over. You may find counselling or mediation helpful,...

October 22, 2019

A wife was entitled to a financial settlement from her husband that reflected British law even though their divorce was granted abroad.

That was the decision of the High Court in a case involving an Omani man and Lebanese woman.

The couple had been married for 12 years a...

October 10, 2019

It may be the hardest decision you ever have to take in your life. It would not be surprising if you agonised for months, even years, over whether your marriage is salvageable, or whether you should file for a divorce.

You will probably have talked over your relationshi...

August 22, 2019

No one goes into a marriage expecting it to fail, yet the sad truth is that two out of five couples end up getting divorced.

For many people it’s the most stressful experience of their lives, something they only do reluctantly after months or even years of soul searchin...

August 7, 2019

The government has introduced a new £15m scheme, ‘Supporting Families; Investing in Practice,’ which will help families tackle issues such as domestic violence, substance abuse and addiction.

The overriding target is to keep children with their parents and avoid sending...

July 23, 2019

A divorced husband has been ordered by the High Court to transfer the legal title to 42 properties solely into his own name or sell them.

The judge found that he had not made his best efforts to remove his ex-wife from the mortgages of the properties that he had receive...

June 10, 2019

A banker is suing his ex-wife for £500,000 after she refused to move out of their marital home following their divorce.

Kerim Derhalli says that his ex-wife Jayne Richardson Derhalli had been ‘trespassing’ at the £6m property.

When the couple divorced after 17 years of m...

May 21, 2019

Prenups are becoming increasingly popular and although they are not legally binding automatically, they are now usually upheld by the courts if they are fair to both sides.

If they are not fair, it’s possible that they will be overturned, as happened recently in the Hig...

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