Bankruptcy and Divorce

A Practical Guide for the Family Lawyer (Third Edition)

By Gareth Schofield, Jonathan Middleton, Matthew Barker, Simon Calhaem

A family breakdown and divorce is often accompanied by financial problems, even insolvency. But to many family lawyers, bankruptcy and personal insolvency, and their impact on ancillary relief, are unfamiliar territory. Bankruptcy and Divorce: A Practical Guide for the Family Lawyer explains succinctly and clearly the underlying law in the UK. It highlights the danger areas for family lawyers and offers problem solving advice. This third edition revises and re-structures the previous edition which was titled Debt and Insolvency on Family Breakdown. It takes into account all recent changes in UK case law. Contents include: debts * bankruptcy and individual voluntary arrangements * assets vesting in the trustee * ownership of the family home * realization of the family home * ancillary relief and bankruptcy * a practical overview.


306 pages

Publication Date: 4/30/2010
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9781846612060