Disclosure: No place to hide

Marilyn Bell provides a recap on the duty of financial disclosure, and the remedies available to combat incomplete disclosure ‘The court will look at the facts at the time the order was made, not with the benefit of hindsight.’ The parties to a divorce may provide financial disclosure voluntarily, or as part of court proceedings. …
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Privacy: Clear as mud?

Rebecca Harling summarises the approach to privacy in family proceedings and asks whether the current system lacks clarity ‘Within the sphere of family justice, as with many other practice areas, the desire to promote transparency and the right to a fair hearing must be carefully balanced with the right of privacy.’Open justice is one of …
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Privacy: Behind closed doors

Shlomit Glaser and Tim Jones examine issues of privacy and confidentiality in family proceedings ‘There remains a judicial discretion to determine whether the media can be in attendance and the extent to which what they witness may be reported.’Confidentiality can be a significant issue in family proceedings for many divorcing couples. This is particularly so …
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