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Step One The Petitioner files the following documents with the Court to initiate divorce proceedings against the Respondent (additional copy to be provided for an adultery petition against the Co-Respondent): Petition (filing for divorce under one of the available...

What is the procedure for divorce in Jersey?

What is the procedure for divorce in Jersey? Step One The Petitioner files the following documents with the Court to initiate divorce proceedings against the Respondent (additional copy to be provided for an adultery petition against the Co-Respondent): Petition...

Domestic abuse – injunctive relief

Domestic abuse – injunctive relief Domestic abuse can be physical and or mental abuse, threats and or intimidation from a family member. It can be a pattern of behaviour over many years or it can be a one-off incident. You do not have to suffer physical violence...

Is “divorce day” a myth or a reality?

Is “divorce day” a myth or a reality? The first working Monday of the New Year has been coined by the media as “divorce day”. A day when family lawyers are supposed to see an increase in the number of enquiries, after the stresses of a family Christmas and have spent...

Child maintenance and parental responsibility

Child maintenance and parental responsibility When parents separate they must come to an agreement about how they will support any children under the age of 18 — legally known as “child maintenance”. Where possible, this should be decided amicably between the parties....