Each week, we send out an e-newsletter covering the latest topics, cases and resources in family law.
23.11.2023 - Hasan – The Barder Conundrum – A Final Word (We Promise)
16.11.2023 - Where Property, Insolvency and Estate Administration Law Collide
09.11.2023 - Important Part III Case in Supreme Court
02.11.2023 - Final Hearings: A User's Guide
26.10.2023 - Is It Time to Consign the 'Gasp' Factor to the History Books?
19.10.2023 - The Valediction of Sir Nicholas Mostyn: The Abdication of the Mountainous Principality of Court 50
12.10.2023 - Advice for the Young at Heart
05.10.2023 - BF v LE  EWHC 2009 (Fam) – When Will a Lack of Special Measures Lead to a Judgement Being Set Aside?
28.09.2023 - The Financial Remedies Court: A Year In Review
21.09.2023 - Sir Nicholas Mostyn on Voidable Marriages
14.09.2023 - To Deduct or Not to Deduct: That Remains the Question After Collardeau - Fuchs
07.09.2023 - Koukash v Koukash – Can a Party Waive Privilege on Their Own WP Offer?
10.08.2023 - Essential Summer Reading: Explore the latest issue of the Financial Remedies Journal
03.08.2023 - Orders Under Senior Courts Act 1981 s 39 – Can the Court Act in Anticipation of Default?
27.07.2023 - The Duty to Advise – Analysis of Lewis v Cunningtons Solicitors  EWHC 822 (KB)
20.07.2023 - Post-Separation Accrual in CG v DL – Are We Back to an Arbitrary Approach?
13.07.2023 - Groundhog Day: a Response to the Report of the Financial Remedies Sub-Group of the Transparency Implementation Group
06.07.2023 - A 'Magisterial' Judgment – the Highest Praise for Mr Justice Mostyn: a Comment by Sir James Munby
29.06.2023 - The Death of a Financial Remedy Claim: the Supreme Court Decision
22.06.2023 - ADR and Private Family Law Arrangements
15.06.2023 - Discover AAG Cloud, the financial remedies toolkit - now 50% off for a limited time only
08.06.2023 - Living under an LSPO
01.06.2023 - James v Seymour: The Calculator
25.05.2023 - Pensions on Divorce – Standard Family Order Template
18.05.2023 - Are You There ChatGPT? It’s Me, Charlotte – ChatGPT, Generative AI and the Law
11.05.2023 - Free Webinar | Re-marriage: avoiding the elephant trap
27.04.2023 - Do Not Sign It Unless You Intend to Be Bound By Its Terms
20.04.2023 - The Trusty Trio – the Dictionaries
13.04.2023 - There Are Two “Keeping It Out of Court” Consultations That Need Your Urgent Attention
06.04.2023 - Celebrate bank holiday weekend with our site-wide 20% off sale
30.03.2023 - Financial Remedies Journal 2023 Issue 1 (spring) is out now
23.03.2023 - Budget Implications for Financial Remedies
16.03.2023 - Case Management Tables: Aide Memoire
09.03.2023 - Building a Movement for Cohabitation Reform in England and Wales
02.03.2023 - Economic Abuse as ‘Conduct’
23.02.2023 - Cryptocurrency and Taxation
16.02.2023 - The Compensation Principle and Renumeration for Career ‘Sacrifice’ – TM v KM  EWFC 155
09.02.2023 - Financial Remedy – Online Portal
02.02.2023 - Cryptocurrency and the Family Courts – Some International Experiences
26.01.2023 - Things lawyers believe they know, but sometimes don’t – the ‘without prejudice rule’
19.01.2023 - Family Justice: Ostiis Apertis? Or a mantle of inviolable secrecy? A challenge to those who would keep the doors closed
12.01.2023 - Myerson No. 1 and FPR 9.17(2): What Can the FDR Judge Actually Do?
05.01.2023 - Child Maintenance Outside the Child Maintenance Service: Where Are We Now?
15.12.2022 - Valuing Pensions on Divorce: CMX v EJX
08.12.2022 - Pre-Nuptial Agreement Drafting: Is the Profession Earning ‘an Honest Shilling’?
01.12.2022 - Freezing Injunction – Shaky Application: on Thin Ice?
24.11.2022 - Have We Been Getting It Wrong for the Past 75 Years? Privacy, Secrecy and the Financial Remedies Court
17.11.2022 - ‘Furious litigation’: Private school fees, illicit expert evidence, and an ECRO
10.11.2022 - Can mutual loathing amount to a reconciliation? Cazalet v Abu-Zalaf  EWFC 119
03.11.2022 - Free Webinar | Cryptoassets in Financial Remedies: an introduction for the uninitiated
27.10.2022 - A Review – Family Financial Arbitration: A Short Guide
20.10.2022 - Watch Lord Leggatt's Keynote Speech 'Would you believe it?' at the At A Glance Conference 2022
13.10.2022 - Law Commission – Contempt of Court Project: Memorandum by Sir James Munby (26 September 2022)
06.10.2022 - The Mini-Budget Economic Crisis – What Does This Mean for Financial Remedy Applications?
22.09.2022 - Zooming In: Video Evidence from Outside the Jurisdiction
15.09.2022 - Join 166 others and add your profile to the pFDR directory
08.09.2022 - Where Next for Cohabitation Reform in England and Wales?
01.09.2022 - Family Law – Not the Poor Relation
11.08.2022 - Family Law Using Crypto Service?
04.08.2022 - A New Weddings Law – the Law Commission’s Proposals
28.07.2022 - Watch | Sharing and the Family Home
21.07.2022 - Major tax changes for divorcing couples
07.07.2022 - A Short Childless Marriage Lasting Just Months – an Award Too High?
30.06.2022 - McCloud Remedy – a Ground to Set Aside Financial Orders?
23.06.2022 - The Unintended Consequences of Law – a Postscript
16.06.2022 - Costs Orders and Childrens’ Cases
09.06.2022 - Very Much Ancillary
26.05.2022 - Webinar: Transparency in the Financial Remedies Court
19.05.2022 - 'A Matter of Clarification' – Written Questions to Experts
12.05.2022 - Privacy and Transparency in the Financial Remedies Court
05.05.2022 - Some Sunlight Seeps In
28.04.2022 - Time Out: Abide By the Rules – or Else! Analysis of WC v HC  EWFC 22 (Peel J)
21.04.2022 - Will ADR Be the Only Way in the Future to Avoid Publication of Financial Remedy Cases?
14.04.2022 - Webinar: Aspects of businesses: valuation, remuneration and tax
07.04.2022 - Whose Fault Is It Anyway?
31.03.2022 - Armed Forces Pension Scheme: Points to Consider…
24.03.2022 - Webinar | Pensions Offsetting: a new chapter? An introduction to the Galbraith Tables
17.03.2022 - The Financial Remedies Journal website is now live
10.03.2022 - The Real Divorce Day
03.03.2022 - A ‘battle royale’: MG v GM (MPS LSPO)  EWFC 8
24.02.2022 - Webinar: FRJ Private FDR directory – increasing choice, improving diversity
17.02.2022 - Much anticipated Financial Remedies Journal coming soon
10.02.2022 - The importance of being earnest: Bailey v Bailey (Committal) (Rev1)  EWFC 5
03.02.2022 - Pride and ‘Without Prejudice’: LS v PS  EWFC 108
27.01.2022 - “Honey, I’ve Endowed the Kids” (with a c.£50 million commercial property business): L v L  EWFC B83
20.01.2022 - Now Booking: The 7th annual At A Glance Conference
13.01.2022 - PRE-ORDER TODAY: Dictionary of Financial Remedies & Dictionary of Private Children Law 2022
06.01.2022 - The limits of ‘special circumstances’: UD v DN (Schedule 1, Children Act 1989; Capital Provision)  EWCA Civ 1947
17.12.2021 - Webinar: Hasan v Ul-Hasan (deceased) & Anor.  EWHC 1791 (Fam) - The Implications of Death on Divorce and Financial Remedies
09.12.2021 - Read our Top 10 articles of 2021
02.12.2021 - Arbitration, Mediation & Private FDRs, Sir Paul Coleridge
25.11.2021 - Watch Baroness Hale's Keynote Speech at the At A Glance Conference
18.11.2021 - Don’t tick the box: T v T (variation of a pension sharing order and underfunded schemes)  EWFC B67
12.11.2021 - Reporting Financial Remedies Cases: An Important Initiative
04.11.2021 - The risks of ‘nihilistic litigation’: Crowther v Crowther and Ors (Financial Remedies) (Rev 1)  EWFC 88
14.10.2021 - Webinar | Jurisdiction in practice post-Brexit and post-Lugano
07.10.2021 - Maintaining Appearances: TMB v PLB  EWFC 66
30.09.2021 - Last remaining places for the At A Glance Conference 2021
23.09.2021 - A failure to engage meaningfully: J v J (MFPA 1984 - Interim Provision)  EWFC 78
15.09.2021 - Accidental Polyandry: Hussain v Parveen  EWFC 73
09.09.2021 - “certainly not … academic”: Re X (Children) (Article 61 BIIa)  EWCA Civ 1305
19.08.2021 - Vilifying and harassing professionals: X v Y (Restraining Abuse of Children’s Guardian)  EWHC 2139 (Fam)
12.08.2021 - New & updated children orders added to Standard Family Orders Handbooks
05.08.2021 - “An Exercise in Self Destruction”: Azarmi-Movafagh v Bassiri-Dezfouli  EWCA Civ 1184
29.07.2021 - Grave Risk of Appeal: IG (Child Abduction Habitual Residence Article 13b)  EWCA Civ 1123
22.07.2021 - Heresy, Flames, and the Orwellian Oxymoron: E v L  EWFC 60 (Fam)
15.07.2021 - Arbitration after Haley: A v A (Arbitration: Guidance)  EWHC 1889 (Fam)
09.07.2021 - The top 20 must-read financial remedy cases, as decided by the AAG Cloud editorial board
01.07.2021 - “Paranoia and delusional thinking”: Q v Q  EWHC 1757 (Fam)
24.06.2021 - Four publications to add to your Family Law library 📕
17.06.2021 - Email: a Cautionary Tale: M (Children: Applications by Email)  EWCA Civ 806
10.06.2021 - Just published - the 30th edition of At A Glance
03.06.2021 - Keeping it in the family: M v D (Family Law Act 1996 : Meaning of "Associated Person")  EWHC 1351 (Fam)
27.05.2021 - J v J (Non-Recognition of Overseas Divorce)  EWFC 43
20.05.2021 - Contempt of Court - All change? | Live webinar
13.05.2021 - Putting “all his eggs” in one Barder: HW v WW  EWFC B20
06.05.2021 - Publish and be damned: Barclay v Barclay  EWFC 40
29.04.2021 - No Scope for Limbo: AC v NC  EWHC 946 (Fam)
22.04.2021 - The ‘folly’ of litigating ‘about where to litigate’: C (A Child)  EWFC 32
15.04.2021 - The Irrelevance of Wisdom: NB v MI  EWHC 224 (Fam)
08.04.2021 - Live Webinars | "Ask the Arbitrators"
01.04.2021 - Known unknowns and cladding issues: S v T  EWFC B11
25.03.2021 - The trappings of glamour and wealth: CA v DR (Schedule 1 Children Act 1989: Pension Claim)  EWFC 21
18.03.2021 - ‘Six years of stressful, contentious, ruinously expensive and psychologically damaging litigation warfare’: Villiers v Villiers  EWFC 23
11.03.2021 - Exercising the Thwaite jurisdiction: Kicinski v Pardi  EWHC 499 (Fam)
04.03.2021 - Does fairness require a full equalisation of white goods and teaspoons? WX v HX (Treatment of Matrimonial and Non-Matrimonial Property)  EWHC 241 (Fam)
25.02.2021 - Millions in maintenance: FRB v DCA (No. 3)  EWHC 3696 (Fam) and (No. 4)  EWHC 116 (Fam)
18.02.2021 - From Russia with litigation: AG v VD  EWFC 9
11.02.2021 - How to calculate interim maintenance during lockdown: R v R  EWHC 195 (Fam)
04.02.2021 - Interpreting consent orders: Derhalli v Derhalli  EWCA Civ 112
28.01.2021 - Can you capitalise child maintenance? AZ v FM  EWFC 2
21.01.2021 - LSPOs as investments: MT v VA (Second Application: Legal Services Provision order)  EWHC 3087 (Fam)
14.01.2021 - Calculating ‘reasonable’ and ‘immediate’ needs in MPS applications: Rattan v Kuwad  EWCA Civ
07.01.2021 - Costs and conspiracy claims: Crowther v Crowther  EWHC 3555 (Fam)
17.12.2020 - Actively concealed electronic devices: Akhmedova v Akhmedov & Ors  EWHC 3005 (Fam) and  EWHC 3006 (Fam)
10.12.2020 - How privileged is an FDR? V v W  EWFC 84
03.12.2020 - An ‘overvalued, and in some respects unrealistic’ claim: Z (Schedule 1: Legal Costs Funding Order; Interim Financial Provision)  EWFC 80
26.11.2020 - Grounds for setting aside an order: a break with tradition? CB v EB  EWFC 72
19.11.2020 - Slip ups and the slip rule: IC v RC  EWHC 2997 (Fam)
12.11.2020 - The enforceability of recitals: BSA v NVT  EWHC 2906 (Fam)
05.11.2020 - Forging a court order: P v Griffith  EWCOP 46
29.10.2020 - Free Webinar: Understanding and Protecting Pension Sharing Orders 💻
22.10.2020 - An ‘extremely rare’ example of the court directing that counsel should not continue to act for a party: Ahmed v Iqbal  EWHC 2666 (Fam)
15.10.2020 - Exaggerated expenses: ZN v GN  EWHC 1316 (Fam)
08.10.2020 - Rothschild v De Souza  EWCA Civ 1215
25.09.2020 - Free webinar: Pensions on divorce: Ringfencing the non-matrimonial element?
17.09.2020 - Webinar: Remote hearings & the paperless court with Mr Justice Mostyn & Lewis Marks QC
10.09.2020 - Evading enforcement: Akhmedova v Akhmedov & Others  EWHC 2235 (Fam)
03.09.2020 - 'Varying Rose orders: G v C  EWFC B35 (OJ)'
27.08.2020 - ‘If you do not negotiate reasonably you will be penalised in costs’: OG v AG  EWFC 52
20.08.2020 - Pensions on Divorce | Extract from Dictionary of Financial Remedies 2020
13.08.2020 - An extraordinary element of personal antagonism: S v C  EWHC 2127 (Fam)
06.08.2020 - Professional negligence in financial remedy proceedings: Holt v Holley & Steer Solicitors (A Firm)  EWCA Civ 851
30.07.2020 - Contrived and disingenuous: Moutreuil v Andreewitch (Contempt: No. 2)  EWHC 1301 (Fam)
23.07.2020 - When has a cherry been relevantly placed before the court? AG v VD  EWHC 1847 (Fam)
16.07.2020 - An untrammelled licence to go forum-shopping? Villiers v Villiers  UKSC 30
09.07.2020 - Valuing businesses: just a “pile of cash”? G v T  EWHC 1613 (Fam)
02.07.2020 - S v H : Mind the Prenup Potholes
25.06.2020 - Solicitor-client costs disputes in family cases
18.06.2020 - Pensions in needs-based cases: KM v CV  EWFC B22 and RH v SV  EWFC B23 + AAG Conference postponed
12.06.2020 - Spending 94% of your liquid assets on lawyers: the worst example of disproportionate and ill-judged lit...
04.06.2020 - How to lose £86 million in 13 years: AW v AH & Ors  EWFC 22
28.05.2020 - Easy as CEV? How to treat pensions upon divorce: W v H (divorce: financial remedies)  EWFC B10
21.05.2020 - Just how binding is an arbitration award? R v K  EWHC 841 (Fam)
14.05.2020 - Webinar: What is the impact of Covid-19 on various asset classes & how will this affect family lawyers and their clients?
07.05.2020 - Watch a recording of Tuesday's webinar: How has Covid-19 affected pensions on divorce?
30.04.2020 - Domestic abuse and COVID-19: how the pandemic has put a spotlight on an existing epidemic
23.04.2020 - Free webinar: How has the Covid crisis affected pensions on divorce?
16.04.2020 - Socialist, Chinese, or Liberal? An Introduction to Chinese family law & updating your FR Library.
09.04.2020 - Sinking to the depths of malignity: Haskell v Haskell  EWFC 9
02.04.2020 - Summarised Guidance (& printable document): Covid-19 & the Family Court & Guidance for Local Authorities...
26.03.2020 - Join us for a free, 2-part live webinar series next week discussing the effect coronavirus is having on Family Law
19.03.2020 - Live webinar, open to everyone - The Secret family Court: Fact or Fiction?
12.03.2020 - “Marital misconduct” Case summary: T v T  EWHC 555 (Fam)
05.03.2020 - Celebrating World Book Day with 10% off our books until tomorrow afternoon!
27.02.2020 - Free Webinar: Everything you need to know about cryptoassets (but were too afraid to ask)
20.2.2020 - Financial Remedies Practice Pre-Order, Limiting the 'license to litigate'? MB v EB (No.2) EWHC 3676 (Fam).
13.2.2020 - Publication of Dictionary of Financial Remedies, Landmark judgement overturns court ruling that stopped wife getting more than 29% of divorce settlement & was that us on The Split?
07.2.2020 - The At A Glance Conference 2020 with a keynote address from Lady Hale
30.1.2020 - Case Summary: XW v XH  EWCA Civ 2262 & last chance to pre-order the Dictionary of Financial Remedies
23.1.2020 - Case summary: JK v MK  EWFC 2 & the PAG Report in print
16.1.2020 - Covering 'CB v KB  EWFC 78', the new foreword to the Dictionary of Financial Remedies & the latest news and cases.
09.1.2020 - A note on what is coming up in 2020, the Pensions Advisory Group report in print and a brand new webinar.