No More Talaq divorce in India On 22 August 2017, after 3 months of deliberation, the Indian Supreme Court by a majority of 3:2 has ruled the practice of “Triple Talaq” to be void and unconstitutional. Triple Talaq is a practice under Islamic Law which allows a Muslim man to divorce his wife legally by
From a legal perspective and regardless of one’s viewpoint concerning the merits, Brexit is undoubtedly the biggest ground-breaking development in British law for the last 50 – 75 years. It will impact on every single area, from competition and commercial law to employment and family law matters. Brexit will impact hugely on both domestic and
November 9, 2015 - The Supreme Court, in financial remedy ruling, unanimously holds that full and frank disclosure is required of all parties
The highest court in the United Kingdom has ruled that the appeals of Alison Sharland and Varsha Gohil, in respect of financial settlements arrived at upon divorce will be allowed. In Sharland v Sharland  UKSC 60, Lady Hale held that the consent order drafted during a trial in the High Court in 2012 will
In its guidance on living in the UAE, the Foreign Office has recently warned expatriates that the UAE Personal Affairs Law, which is based on Islamic principles, may apply to foreign nationals in child custody and divorce cases. It has been reported by the BBC recently that a British mother lost custody of her son
July 12, 2014 - The importance of expert evidence when applying to temporarily remove a child to a non-Hague Convention country
Expert evidence is often sought by parties in support of applications brought under the Children Act 1989 where the court is asked to consider the merits of travel to and from foreign jurisdictions, in particular when the country in question is not a signatory to the Hague Convention (on the Civil Aspects of International Child
On 22 April this year the government brought into force a number of new provisions affecting family justice in the UK.