Family breakups are, without doubt, one of the most stressful and upsetting processes anyone can go through. This is particularly true if there are children involved, and/or the separation is not amicable.
The case of Hammound v Al Zawawi 2019 showcased the importance of adequate preparation when filing applications with the Family Court.
No-fault divorce is likely to be introduced, but professionals say fair deal on asset sharing means mediation must remain top of the agenda
The number of cohabiting couples has doubled since 1996. With over 3.3 million people now cohabiting in the UK, legislation surrounding the rights (or lack thereof) of cohabiting couples that do not enter into marriage or civil partnership is becoming increasingly relevant.