Romance fraud, the act of approaching unsuspecting people looking for love on dating websites or apps with the aim of tricking them out of either money or enough personal information to steal their identity, has risen significantly during lockdown
The case of Barder shows the rare circumstances in which a divorce award can be varied after it has been made. In the case of Barder, the wife received a settlement which provided for her and her two children
As from Autumn of 2021, the new law on no-fault divorces in England, which was originally announced in February 2019, will be reformed. This is the first major change since 1973
An Occupation Order is an Order of the court stating who can and who cannot occupy premises.
It is usually brought alongside an application for a Non-Molestation Injunction and it excludes a spouse from entering or cohabiting in the family home.
The Barder principle comes from the 1987 case of Barder v Barder, and allows a family law court to exercise its discretion to grant leave to appeal a Consent Order or a Final Order, out of time. For such an appeal to succeed, certain conditions must be satisfied