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Thomas Brownrigg and Jemma O’Neill , lawyers in Goodman Ray’s Family and Matrimonial team travelled to Parliament today...
Jemma O’Neill, a family lawyer from Goodman Ray Solicitors, travelled to Parliament today to meet with MP Alan Johnson...
The Ministry of Justice has released the quarterly Family Court statistics for the period of April to June 2016...
According to the Matrimonial Causes Act, the reasons for a divorce are generally irrelevant to the Court and will...
With more than half of relationships breaking down, the Courts are witnessing a rise in the number of divorces...
“…the simplest of questions…one might have thought that the answer would be as clear-cut and part of the A, B, C of the law. Apparently it is not.” Mr Justice Holman, Weiner v Weiner [2010] EWHC 1843 (Fam) For today’s international families it is often possible to choose whether to...
Following the breakdown of a relationship where children under the age of 16 are involved the issue of whom a child lives with and how much time they will spend with each parent may arise. Parents can apply to the court for a Child Arrangements Order (CAO) to resolve (through...
The UK Courts are known for granting large settlement pay-outs in divorce cases. So it may come as no surprise that former model, Ms Christina Estrara has made history as she was awarded £75 million in a divorce settlement from her former billionaire husband Walid Juffali of 12 years. This...
In June 2016, the Family Justice Council released guidance on how ‘financial needs’ are considered on divorce. For the majority of families, this is the biggest hurdle when attempting to divide financial assets upon a divorce or dissolution. Where assets and income become overstretched to try and provide for two...
For many, the outcome of the EU referendum on the 23rd June was a surprising and somewhat unexpected result. Whilst most supporters (and critics) often focused on the political and economic aspects of the argument, little weight was given to the rights of children and families in this vital debate....