Family and Matrimonial Publications

17 July 2014

Financial settlements on divorce and dissolution

This note applies to both married couples who are divorcing and to civil partners wishing to dissolve their partnership.

17 July 2014

Pension sharing

This note discusses pension sharing, the issues involved and how it works.

17 July 2014

Divorce process

This briefing provides a legal guide to divorce procedure. How and when to start divorce proceedings, the process, what has to be proved and arrangements for children.

17 July 2014

Arrangements for children on separation

This note helps to provide some information on the legal issues around the arrangement of children on separation.

17 July 2014

Separation for Unmarried Couples

This note provides information on the legal rights of unmarried Couples when separating.

17 July 2014

Financial settlements on relationship breakdown

This note discusses the legal options available when reaching a financial settlement.

17 July 2014

Marital agreements

This note gives an overview of pre-nups and post-nups, and the practicalities involved in obtaining them.

17 July 2014

Searching for documents and information

Can you search for information in your spouse's papers? 

17 July 2014

Dissolution process

This note sets out how the process of dissolution of a civil partnership works.

02 July 2014

Private Client Briefing - Summer 2014

Our latest update on the topical issues and legal developments for private clients.

10 June 2014

Family Owned newsletter - June 2014

In this edition we discuss how to protect your business against the effects of a divorce and retaining ownership of a business within the family, amongst others articles.

27 February 2014

Binding Pre-Nups – sensible planning or an attack on the foundations of marriage?

The Law Commission’s draft legislation would allow Pre-Nups to be made into binding contracts. Our Family lawyers discuss the proposal.

10 October 2013

Freezing orders – a judicial warning

Family team partner Sarah Woodsford and solicitor Mary Gaskins summarise guidance and practice points on freezing orders in the recent divorce case of UL v BK (Freezing Orders: Safeguards: Standard Examples). As published in Family Law Journal, September 2013.