Brexit and family law – what will happen to divorce, financial proceedings, prenups and cases involving children?
For family law clients with EU connections who are considering divorce or who have children issues, [Brexit] could result in big changes either immediately on exit day, if we leave without a deal, or after the transition period if we leave with a deal."
It seems more likely that we will leave with a deal in the form of Boris Johnson’s withdrawal agreement, or something similar, however this only kicks the problem of the uncertainty caused by Brexit on family law matters into the long grass until the end of the transition period, unless a reciprocal agreement is reached on family law issues in that time."
To find out more about the potential impact of Brexit on family law and what will happen to divorce, financial proceedings, prenups and cases involving children - please see Stacey's latest blog.
If you are affected by or concerned with Brexit and family law related issues, please contact a member of our international family and divorce team.
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