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Family Law Blog : December 2014

Comment on divorce & family law 

Child maintenance powers reach another level

Child maintenance powers reach another level.

New enforcement measures in relation to child maintenance are being proposed by the Department for Work and Pensions, and they could bring far reaching affects for parents.

International divorce rights: can I divorce in the UK if I married abroad?

International divorce advice.

The British courts have become known for international divorce. But getting married in England may not be enough to entitle you to get divorced here if you live abroad now. 

Would a no fault divorce make break-ups easier?

Would a no fault divorce make break-ups easier?.

The President of the Family Division, Sir James Munby has caused a few waves by saying that radical reform of the family justice system is needed to counteract the negative impact of Legal Aid cuts. He has even gone so far as to suggest that maybe divorce itself should be separated from the judicial system and that the time is right to implement a no-fault split.

Spousal maintenance explained

Divorce - spousal maintenance.

Spousal maintenance is often a complicated subject. With advice from your family lawyer the starting point should always be to carefully consider what your reasonable income needs are.

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