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New Guidance: Family law disputes involving EU after Brexit

Guidance for legal professionals on cross-border family law disputes (including divorce and child maintenance) after Brexit if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

  • The Foreign & Commonwealth Office and the Ministry of Justice have issued joint guidance on how family law will be affected if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

    The guidance covers divorce, maintenance, international parental child abduction, children cases and placement of children. It is intended to provide information to legal practitioners dealing with family law in England, Wales and the EU in the event of a no-deal Brexit. 

    The full guidance can be found on the website

    Further guidance has been written primarily for individuals who are divorcing or who have separated and are going through the EU courts or have an EU connection and can be found here

News, published: 02/04/2019


Published: 02/04/2019


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