A New ''No-Fault'' Divorce Regime in England and Giving Voices to Children in Hong Kong's Family Court
New “No-Fault” Divorce Regime in England Takes Sting out of Split?
On 6 April 2022, The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act (2020) (the “Act”) came into force in England and Wales, introducing a “no-fault” regime making the legal process for divorce less acrimonious (or so it is hoped).
Giving Voices to Children in Hong Kong’s Family Court
Family law proceedings are a stressful process for the parties involved and often involve matters related to children of the family. Children in Hong Kong are, technically speaking, minors. A minor is a person below the age of 18 who does not possess the “capacity” to initiate or participate in civil proceedings.