Yearly Family Law Archives: 2020

Nuffield report shows polarised view of remote hearings

Nuffield report shows polarised view of remote hearings

According to a survey released by the Nuffield Family Justice Observatory, opinions on the efficacy, and fairness, of remote hearings are deeply divided... Read More

FAQs: Child arrangements during Covid

FAQs: Child arrangements during Covid

Since initial lockdown measures were first introduced in March, one of the most frequently asked questions about the restrictions has concerned child... Read More

Covid and the courts: Family cases down 13% compared to 2019

Covid and the courts: Family cases down 13% compared to 2019

Figures released by the Ministry of Justice have highlighted the effect of Covid-19 on the family courts, with the total number of cases between April and... Read More

Three reasons why women are more likely to divorce than men

Three reasons why women are more likely to divorce than men

Women are more likely to divorce than men: that is the finding of a 2015 study by the American Sociological Association and the conclusion that can be drawn... Read More

Can living together while separated affect your divorce?

Can living together while separated affect your divorce?

The breakdown of relationships may inevitably cause emotional separation but for various reasons, a physical separation may not be immediately possible nor... Read More

Maria Fiorito explains intricacies of Italian divorce law in The International Comparative Legal Guide

Maria Fiorito explains intricacies of Italian divorce law in The International Comparative Legal Guide

Every year, The International Comparative Legal Guides publish a Family Law guide, aiming to explain the differences and complexities between different... Read More

Dr Dre's Divorce: The importance of prenups

Dr Dre's Divorce: The importance of prenups

For most couples, prenuptial agreements (commonly referred to as prenups) are a useful way to avoid future conflict – by agreeing in the best of times... Read More