Six legal tips for expat divorcees over assets in trust

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Despite no longer living full-time in the UK, it is often the case that expats are still subject to the English court system in the event they divorce, says Stacey Nevin, senior associate in the Family & Divorce team at Kingsley Napley. Even if the parties did not live in England for some or all of their marriage, a divorcing spouse can "attach" themselves to this jurisdiction with relative ease, depending on where one or both parties are habitually resident or domiciled at the time of a divorce. England is considered a very generous jurisdiction to the financially weaker party on div...

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