What is Parental Alienation?

There is no strict definition of Parental Alienation in English law, but it is generally taken to describe a situation where a child has been deliberately manipulated, coerced or otherwise pressured to align themselves to one parent by the other parent. Usually, the consequence of Parental Alienation is that contact between the alienated parent and… Continue reading What is Parental Alienation?

Owens v Owens [2018]: Fault-based divorces to continue

Somewhat reluctantly the Supreme Court last week ruled in the case of Owens v Owens [2018] UKSC 41 to uphold the decision made by the judge at first instance which was endorsed by the Court of Appeal to dismiss the wife’s divorce petition alleging that her marriage had broken down irretrievably because her husband had behaved… Continue reading Owens v Owens [2018]: Fault-based divorces to continue