Divorce & Family

International Divorce

International Surrogacy - 4 September 2015

Our previous posts on the issue of international surrogacy have highlighted the complexities of this subject and the potential pitfalls …

Divorce in Italy now possible in six months - 20 July 2015

Italy’s House of Representatives has given final approval to its “fast-track divorce law”, cutting the time it takes to get …

I’ve got my divorce financial settlement order from the court so that’s it, right? - 18 June 2015

When financial settlement orders are re-opened A divorce financial settlement is made by the court either as a consent order, …

Expat Divorce and English pensions - 28 May 2015

The English Court will not automatically enforce orders made by foreign courts on divorce in relation to English pensions. It …

Property rights and international divorce - 13 February 2015

The recent Anglo-French case of Y v Y highlights the importance of seeking legal advice before moving countries – particularly …

International Protection from Harassment - 23 January 2015

On 11 January 2015 a new European Regulation came into force with the aim of providing automatic recognition of measures …

International Relocation – Wishes and Feelings of the Child - 29 December 2014

As we live in an increasingly internationally mobile society, family law practitioners are often consulted on the delicate issue of …

Expat divorce in Ukraine - 11 August 2014

By Oksana Voynarovska International marriages are not unusual in today’s world. Unfortunately, international marriages, like any other marriage, can end …