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Guidance UK-EU cross-border disputes about parental responsibility from 1 January 2021

This guidance explains the changes to UK-EU cross-border disputes about parental responsibility from 1 January 2021. It is intended for people involved in family law disputes. If you are a legal professional, please refer to the guidance for legal professionals. If you are currently or soon to be involved in a case that you think may be affected by...
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Divorce after Brexit

 Divorce may involve parties from different countries. This is increasingly common. Such divorces can involve countries within the EU or elsewhere. This Insight will set out the current rules in such circumstances. It will then examine the potential impact on getting divorced after Brexit – whether the UK leaves with or without a deal. How mig...
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Resolution's Code of Practice

Resolution members commit to a Code of Practice that promotes a constructive approach to family issues and considers the needs of the whole family, in particular the best interests of children. What can you expect from a Resolution member? Dealing with separation and divorce is difficult. Emotions are high and even if two people agree, the changes ...
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The remarriage trap and pension sharing

An application for a financial provision order or a property adjustment order cannot be made if a party has remarried (section 28(3) Matrimonial Causes Act 1973). The Petitioner's financial claims are usually left in the divorce petition but if the claims were crossed out, or it is the Respondent who wishes to make a claim, a Form A needs to be iss...
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