Divorce Reform & Recent Family Law Developments – An update December 2019

With the Thirty-eight Amendment of the Constitution (Dissolution of Marriage Act), 2019 and the introduction of The Family Law Act, 2019, changes have been brought about in relation to the law on divorce in Ireland. This one hour lecture discussed those changes along with an analysis of some of the recent case law.

The lecture covers a number of topics, including:

  • Changes to divorce law
  • New statutory time limits
  • Definition of ‘living apart’
  • E. V F.G. [2019] IEHC 83 – No presumption that parties own all assets equally
  • F V M [2019] IESC 1 – Proper provision
  • Y. v Z.W. [2019] IEHC 257 – Meaning of co-habitant
  • AR V DR [2019] IEHC 246 – Refusal of Nullity

Teaching method:  

Discontinued 2021.

Duration & pricing:

  • Net-Duration: 1 hour

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