Category: Family Law

Germany and Ireland and Divorce-How do they compare?

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The myth of immediate divorce in Germany   “We don’t communicate anymore” “He had an affair.” “She got fat.” “I don’t want to hide the bruises anymore.” Over time, a lot of curious cases have taken place in Germany:     In Munich a man insisted that his wife spend every night with him in […]

Wards of Court and Power of Attorney

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THE FUTURE OF WARDS OF COURT  In Ireland when a person is deemed incapable of managing their own assets or affairs because of mental incapability an Application can be made to the Courts for this person to be made what is commonly referred to as a “Ward of Court”.  It is the Court’s decision whether […]

Family Law: Watch out for New Romances

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  In a recent High Court case in the UK a Judge said that the start of a new relationship during a divorce can be a significant “fly in the ointment” to family law Courts and Judges deciding  on how much money ex-wives should be awarded. The Court went on to say that women may […]

Family Law: Children as Weapons of Choice

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    A Judge in the UK has made some very interesting comments in a family law case concerning care proceedings in relation to four children. The mother of the children petitioned for Divorce in January 2014 asserting that her husband was displaying “arrogance and endeavouring to show superiority and seeking power and control over […]

Wards of Court

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Wards of Court and Incapable Persons In Ireland when a person is deemed incapable of managing their own assets or affairs because or due to a mental incapability an Application can be made to the Courts for this person to be made a Ward of Court.  It is the Courts decision whether to make this […]

Family Law: Hoc in reported High Court case.

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    BETWEEN S. P. APPLICANT AND J. E. RESPONDENT JUDGMENT of Mr. Justice Michael White delivered on the 21st day of March, 2013 1. This is an appeal from an order of the Circuit Court of 31st July, 2012, made after a four day hearing, when permission was granted to the applicant to relocate […]

Divorce without Judges?

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            Recent news from France is that the country is considering a plan to allow divorces to take place without a Judge. This will simplify a process, allowing for people who mutually wish to divorce to basically complete the process themselves. According to the Social Affairs Minister in France, the […]

Guardianship and fathers.

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Guardianship concerns a number of rights and responsibilities that automatically vest in the parents of a child born within marriage and in the mother of a child born outside marriage. These rights and responsibilities are in relation to the upbringing of that child. A guardian of a child has the right and the responsibility to […]

Paternity and the Family Law Courts

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The issue of Paternity is one that arises on a regular basis before the Courts. Where parents are married to each other there is a presumption in law that the husband is the father of the child unless there is proof to the contrary. If parents are not married to each other there is no […]

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