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Divorcing English expatriates are turning to London’s family courts to settle costly maintenance claims following a change in rules brought by Britain’s departure from the EU, lawyers say.

Estranged couples living and working in the Middle East or Asia have been able to bring cases more easily in England and Wales since regulations governing European maintenance fell away after January 1 2021 when the Brexit transition period ended.

Read the full article here: Financial Times

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