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Rapid rise on global family disputes: Emily Brand writes article for Wealthbriefing

The latest figures released in the annual report of the Office of the Head of International Family Justice for England and Wales reveal a staggering 40% increase in the number of international family disputes handled by the Office in the last year.

The statistics reflect problems that can arise from the ever-increasing mobility of individuals who form relationships across countries through their work or the borderless Internet.

Although love conquers all, one eye should be kept on the upsides or downsides of the law of the jurisdiction in which you live as this may have devastating consequences if your relationship breaks down, particularly if there are children involved…

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