Curran v Collins: unfair provision for co-habitees? The outcome of a recent appeal has highlighted once again the situation whereby a co-habitee is not entitled to financial support or rights in property upon relationship breakdown, but a husband or wife in the equivalent position would be. The case of Curran v Collins [2015] EWCA Civ…

Everything but the kitchen sink! Why your Form E has to be so detailed One question we’re commonly asked by our clients is why they have to put so much detail in their Form E – it feels like there’s a question on everything but the kitchen sink. In this article we explain what the…

Pensions and Divorce: a quick guide Aside from a person’s home, generally their biggest financial asset will be their pension so it’s vital that this is not ignored when agreeing a divorce settlement. Pensions can be dealt with in three ways and we’ll have a look at each one briefly in this article: Off-setting Pension attachment…

Two family law finance cases headed for the Supreme Court The Supreme Court will soon hear an application from two ex-wives to overturn final orders from their ancillary relief hearings – because their husbands lied about their assets. Varsha Gohil and Alison Sharland have both already lost Appeal Court hearings to have their respective cases…