The Financial Remedies Journal is now live
17th March 2022
The Financial Remedies Journal is now live.
The Financial Remedies Journal website hosts a collection of long form essays and articles written by our expert Editorial Board and contributors, as well as a Financial Remedies Blog, written by a fantastic group of family law practitioners; a fully searchable case library with headnotes; FR Court updates and a PFDR directory.
The long form journal articles will be published free to access on the site week commencing 28th March.
Click here to visit the website
Check out a selection of highlights from the Financial Remedies Blog below:
Capital Gains Tax – Changes on the Horizon?
In November of 2021, the government accepted the Office of Tax Simplification’s (OTS) proposals regarding the tax year of separation. If enacted into legislation, these changes could have a significant impact on the way that Capital Gains Tax (CGT) applies to divorcing couples.
The Real Divorce Day
Sarah Jane Lenihan
As many of you will know, the media have named the first working Monday in January 'divorce day' where apparently family lawyers receive the highest number of enquiries in respect of divorce. Some Solicitors have jumped on this bandwagon and used this as a method to market their business, others work hard to dispel this idea as a myth.
Efficiency Statement FRC: New Guidance, Deadlines and Templates
On 12 January 2022, Mostyn J and HHJ Hess issued the 'Statement on the Efficient Conduct of Financial Remedy Hearings' ('the Statement') which now applies to all financial remedy hearings below High Court level. The Statement represents a significant change to financial remedies procedure, with new deadlines and additional work to complete ahead of finance hearings.