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A guide to divorce in Jersey

Going through a divorce can be challenging. If you, and/or your spouse, are considering a divorce, a great starting point is familiarising yourself with the process and procedures. In this...

November 27, 2023 Read more

Prenuptial Agreements – The Death of Romance?

Unfortunately, in the UK over 40% of marriages end in divorce. As such, an increasing number of couples are using prenuptial agreements to set out how they wish to proceed in the event of a divorce. In this article, Joanna Gardiner from our Family team look at prenuptial agreements.

October 17, 2023 Read more

Domestic Abuse (Jersey) Law 2022 Comes into Force

In 2021, the Police attended 1,151 incidents involving allegations of domestic violence; 430 of which resulted in criminal convictions. Whilst the rate of reports of incidents appears to have dropped...

June 28, 2023 Read more

What is the Family Foundation

The Family Foundation is a new service which has been set up and run by the Family Division of the Royal Court in Jersey. The Family Foundation aims to help...

December 02, 2022 Read more

Let’s end the blame game and consciously uncouple

This article was first published in Gallery magazine #186 Oct/Nov 2022. Ever since Gwyneth Paltrow announced that she and Chris Martin were consciously uncoupling in 2014 it has put the...

November 27, 2022 Read more

Can you have a good divorce?

This article was first published in Gallery magazine. The words “good” and “divorce” may look strange sitting next to each other. When we think of the divorce process we rarely...

June 13, 2022 Read more

A guide to the Legal Aid changes…from a family law perspective

On 1 April 2022, the new Family Law Legal Aid scheme in Jersey will take effect. Under the new scheme you may not qualify for legal aid in relation to...

March 30, 2022 Read more

Terms of Engagement – What to consider when getting engaged

Another Valentine’s Day has been and gone and, love it or loathe it, couples across the globe use this day to show their love for one another with romantic gestures...

February 16, 2022 Read more
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