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Family law disputes involving EU after Brexit: guidance for legal professionals

The Ministry of Justice has published guidance for legal professionals on cross-border family law disputes (including divorce and child maintenance) after Brexit if the UK leaves the EU without a deal. It is not a complete statement of the law.

Practitioners should be aware that they may need to consider leading judgments from the UK courts and judgments from the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) where relevant.

For the guidance, click here. Members of the public involved in cross-border family law disputes should read the guidance for the public, for which click here.