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BCR Explores Law – Divorce

What does it mean and how does it happen? A divorce formally ends a marriage. It is different to an annulment and different to just being separated. To get divorced...

August 16, 2021 Read more

Modern Family

This article was first published in Gallery magazine. Once upon a time there was a family. There was a mum and a dad and 2.4 children. Dad went out to...

June 16, 2021 Read more

COVID-19 Vaccine – Considerations for parents

Whether or not to get a child vaccinated can be a difficult decision for parents to make and in turn lead to disagreements between parents. In a recent judgment of...

June 04, 2021 Read more

Preserving Family Wealth Through The Generations

This article was first published in BL magazine. COVID-19 has caused many of us to re-evaluate our priorities and focus on planning for the future, both for our businesses and...

March 16, 2021 Read more

Family disputes – are court proceedings always the answer?

The Oprah Winfrey interview with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has been highly reported in the media this week. Meghan and Harry speaking out about family issues has divided people’s...

March 10, 2021 Read more

Hope for the best, plan for the worst…

This article was first published in Fine & Country magazine. There are many circumstances in which people might buy a property together. It is easy (and natural) to tell ourselves...

February 25, 2021 Read more

“Smacking Ban” now in force in Jersey

On 24 April 2020 Jersey became the first place in the British Isles to introduce a new law that prohibits corporal punishment of children.  Known as the “smacking ban”, the...

April 27, 2020 Read more

COVID – 19: To What Extent Does the Pandemic Undermine Maintenance Orders?

This note expands further on that by Tara Lee which primarily addressed court orders providing for capital redistribution on divorce. In family law there are two general types of maintenance...

April 16, 2020 Read more
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