Leading Judge says keep cases out of court

The number of divorce cases ending up in court is on the rise as many divorcing couples are using the family law court as a battleground to argue over issues that could potentially be settled out of court.  The family law courts are at present inundated, especially with what Sir Andrew McFarlane (Head of family […]

Government proposes relaxation of tax rules on divorce

Legislation is proposed which will relax the current rules affecting couples who separate and divorce. Spouses and civil partners have been able to transfer assets from one to the other without incurring capital gains tax (CGT). This “no gain no loss” window is only open until 5 April following the date of separation. The new […]