Mills & Reeve discusses the Petrodel Resources v Prest judgment.
The private client industry in Jersey is likely to become increasingly involved with putting in place succession planning and asset protection structures that relate to family businesses.
Confusion often surrounds the difference between obtaining a divorce and a settlement resolving the family finances following the breakdown of a marriage.
Figures released by the Office of the Head of International Family Justice for England and Wales reveal a 40 per cent increase in the number of international family disputes handled in the last year.
The Summer Term edition of Winckworth Sherwood’s Heads Up! publication is available now.
Evidence of the cost and acrimony caused by divorce can be found on an almost daily basis in the UK media, laying bare the separation details of ‘celebrities’.
Issue 9 of DLA Piper’s Law à la Mode publication is available now.
Walker Morris has released the April 2013 edition of its Education Update.
On 15 April 2013, Working Together to Safeguard Children (2013) came into force. This document should be complied with unless exceptional circumstances arise.
Same-sex marriages and civil unions/partnerships will not be recognised in Bermuda.
Keeping it in the familydownload
A number of high-profile English cases have recently shone the spotlight upon the treatment of inherited property in divorce proceedings.
The Children and Families Bill 2012/2013 aims to improve the work-life balance for parents.
The US Department of Labor has updated the Family and Medical Leave Act regulations.
The ex-wife of Del Monte’s chief executive and chairman has agreed to a divorce settlement of £15m.
The UK government has been considering changes to family-friendly rights. In early February 2013, the proposals came one step closer to becoming reality with the introduction of the Children and Families Bill 2012/13.
Collaborative family law is a dignified and cooperative approach to negotiating, in which the commitment of the parties and their lawyers is to achieve a settlement that is as suitable as possible for all parties concerned.
Sorting out the finances on divorce can be the most difficult part of a marriage breakdown to resolve.
Divorce: a brief guidedownload
Obtaining a divorce is not a complex matter. However, it does involve a rigid statutory procedure that must be followed.
Did you know that most of the successful businesses in the Gulf are in fact family owned?
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