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...

October 7, 2019

A man has reduced his periodical payments to his ex-wife after he argued that his business income was not a matrimonial asset.

The couple married in 1988 and had four children who are all now adults. The family had a good standard of living thanks to the husband’s succe...

September 3, 2019

A wife has failed in her attempt to force the immediate sale of her former husband's company shares as the High Court ruled it was “was not a propitious time to sell”.

The wife had applied for financial remedy orders after the seven-year marriage broke down.

She was from...

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...

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 13, 2019

A divorcing husband has been ordered to disclose documents relating to his financial affairs, despite claiming that doing so could lead to his arrest.

The case involved a businessman whose wife believed he had an interest in a German company that he was refusing to disc...

June 4, 2019

The government has confirmed that it will introduce new legislation to end the blame game for divorcing couples. It’s hoped the new approach will help reduce family conflict.

The move follows a public consultation where family justice professionals and those with direct...

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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