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Supreme Court Strikes Down Family Law Orders as Excessive

Supreme Court Judgment was delivered on October 19th, 2011, by the Chief Justice, Mrs Justice Susan Denham, Mr Justice John Murray, Mr Justice Adrian Hardiman, Mr Justice Nial Fennelly and Mr Justice Joseph Finnegan concurring. Judgment A High Court judgment containing various orders in a family law case, in particular an order of €1 million […]

Family Law Relocation Case Success

In recent weeks the Family Law Department at Healy O’Connor acted for a client in a highly contentious family law relocation case. The mother of the child represented by HOC sought to move to the UK to be close to her extended family. The father of the child wished for mother and child to remain […]

Paternity and the Family Law Courts

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 […]

Family Law: Watch out for New Romances

  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 […]