September 8, 2020

The Family Court has divided a divorcing couple’s marital assets in roughly equal shares, although they had spent so much on their acrimonious dispute that there was very little money left.

The couple had been married for nearly 22 years and had three children before se...

July 7, 2020

A wife has been granted permission to use confidential documents in her divorce proceedings even though they were not obtained legitimately.

The case involved a couple who divorced in 2016. A financial order was made in favour of the wife, but the husband failed to pay.

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May 21, 2020

Pensions are an extremely important asset when dealing with finances on divorce and they should not be ignored. Aside from property, pensions are often the largest asset in any divorce settlement and therefore, careful consideration must be given to them when parties a...

April 20, 2020

There are very limited circumstances in which a court will revisit a final order in an financial settlement alongside a divorce.

One option is to appeal against a final order, there are very limited circumstances in which an appeal will have prospects of success.

Anoth...

April 17, 2020

A judge had been wrong to order that a wife should pay rent to her former husband after she continued living in the marital home following their divorce.

That was the decision of the High Court in a case involving banker Kerim Derhalli and Jayne Richardson Derhalli.

Mr D...

April 6, 2020

This question is always asked to people who own a property with somebody else. It is extremely common that people do not know the actual answer and they often ask what the difference is between the two options.  

So, what is the difference between the two ways of holdin...

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

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...

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