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Latest Family law articles

  • Can I be forced to vaccinate my child?

    Can I be forced to vaccinate my child?

    The prospect of vaccinations for young people (citizens under the age of 16) is likely to be one of the most controversial potential battlegrounds yet. Should the vaccination programme be rolled out to the under 16’s then parental consent becomes a live issue.

  • Is it possible to have a positive divorce?

    Is it possible to have a positive divorce?

    It is now over a week since Bill and Melinda Gates announced the end of their marriage. There has been much interest in the media around issues including their vast wealth, whether they can continue to operate their Foundation , the phenomenon of divorce rates rising among the so called “silver separators”.

  • Can you hide your wealth during or after a divorce?

    Can you hide your wealth during or after a divorce?

    A divorce case in which a Russian billionaire hid money and assets post-divorce to avoid handing them over to his wife, in terms of Court ordered divorce settlement, has hit the news recently. Whilst the level of wealth in this case is far-fetched for the vast majority of people, hiding assets during and post-divorce can happen. So what does the law say about this?