Family Law News Blog – By Sheryl Perry Solicitors
From divorce, to co-habitation, to adultery, we will discuss both important and controversial topics in our blogs below:
What you need to know about spousal maintenance and why a ‘meal ticket for life’ is something we can no longer expect What is spousal maintenance? The sum fixed for the spousal maintenance payments can be varied at a later date if circumstances have changed and this can only be done through a court order.Continue reading “Securing fair spousal maintenance support after divorce in the UK“
Why trying to hide your assets is never a good idea In 2021, Tatiana Akhmedova defeated her son and her ex-husband in The England and Wales Family Court (EWFC) in an asset recovery claim. The court ruled that her eldest son had been involved in helping her former husband, Farkhad Akhmedov, hide his assets toContinue reading “The complexities of splitting foreign asset finances in a divorce”
If you’ve recently divorced or dissolved your civil partnership, updating your Will should be your top priority – unless of course, you want your ex to inherit? Many people simply assume that by getting divorced any Will made whilst still married automatically becomes invalid. Unfortunately, that isn’t the case and not making a new WillContinue reading “Should I make a Will if I get divorced and what happens if I don’t?”
Whilst a biological mother is automatically granted parental responsibility, that is not the case for the father or civil parent. In this blog we explain all you need to know about parental responsibility and what you need to do to get it. Mum + Dad/civil parent = child = equal parental responsibility, yes? No. Unfortunately,Continue reading “How parental responsibility is NOT an automatic right for the father/civil parent￼”
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