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 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...

July 17, 2019

The EU has adopted a new set of regulations to protect children caught up in cross border disputes between their parents.

The Brussels IIa Regulation covers cross-border matrimonial matters (divorce, separation, marriage annulment) and matters of parental responsibility...

July 9, 2019

Cohabiting couples often assume they have the same automatic rights as married couples but unfortunately for them, this is not the case.

In fact, cohabitants have few legal rights if their relationship breaks down.

For fathers, one of the most alarming consequences is th...

June 26, 2019

Grandparents are playing an ever-increasing role in the lives of their grandchildren, often providing free childcare to enable the parents to go out to work.

Most of these relationships run smoothly to everyone’s benefit but occasionally, problems arise that break that...

May 17, 2019

Disputes over child arrangements or access are among the most common causes of ongoing tension between couples after they separate.

Most families manage to work out reasonable compromises over issues such as where the children should live, how much time they should spen...

May 8, 2019

One of the major tasks a couple face when they divorce is to decide on a fair financial settlement: how much should each partner get once their joint matrimonial assets are divided up?

The courts will always try to ensure that both partners are treated fairly and will i...

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