Family

Court of Appeal departs from ‘blind application’ of equal sharing principle

Couples may take more relaxed attitude towards pre-nuptia

Ditch the ‘soulless initials’ and give children a voice

Judges hold the key to unlocking the potential of children in the family justice system, writes Matthe

Italy, England and the great maintenance debate

As long as English courts will continue to make generous awards to the financially weaker spouse, London's reputation as the divorce capital will hold firm, says Pau

Appropriate provision on divorce: needs must

While the fluid nature of financial proceedings on divorce can be frustrating for clients, it is preferable to a more prescriptive approach, argues Pipp

A clean break between divorce and money

Separating divorce proceedings from financial claims is a step in the right direction but more could easily be done to make the whole process more user friendly, says Haze

Turning over pebbles: when to stop seeking disclosure and make an offer instead

There comes a point when there has to be clear advice to the client that absent any soundly based dispute of fact, the FDR should be the final hearing, urges District Judge Howar

Leading online divorce service buys law firm

Acquisition will increase reputational profile and keep profit