News & Articles

Jun 27, 2023 by Faye Walker

The Introduction of the Domestic Abuse (Jersey) Law 2022

The new domestic abuse law in Jersey is not the same as its UK counterpart. Faye Walker considers those differences and how they might be implemented in practice

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May 04, 2023 by Faye Walker

Jersey raises the age of marriage to 18 and other recent changes to marriage and civil partnership Laws

Jersey has recently made amendments to the Marriage and Civil Status (Jersey) Law 2001 (“the 2001 Law”) and the Civil Partnership (Jersey) Law 2012 (the “2012 Law”). These amendments ensure that both Laws align with not only Jersey’s Government policy, but also comply with the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR).

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Mar 16, 2023

Myersons’ Partner to speak at London HNW conference

Advocate Jamie Orchard will be speaking on the complicated issue of trust assets in divorce cases

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Feb 06, 2023

Myersons welcomes New Partner, Advocate Jamie Orchard

Advocate Jamie Orchard has joined the Myersons team adding further depth and experience to the firm

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Nov 29, 2021

Good Divorce Week: Divorcing amicably and remaining child-focused

Separating from your partner can be a traumatic and life-changing event and the decision to end the relationship is often…

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Aug 31, 2021

Divorce and the duty of (self) care

It is often said that divorce is one of the top five most stressful life events. At Myersons we pride…

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Oct 01, 2020

Love in the time of Covid-19

Whilst there have been reports that lockdown led to some couples separating, this experience has also brought some couples closer…

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Jan 02, 2019 by Victoria Myerson

Silver Splitters

The rise of the "silver splitter' has been a national talking point for some time. Despite the overall decrease in the rate of divorce across most age groups compared with a decade ago, there has been a marked increase in divorces involving those over fifty. Divorces for those in this age bracket have become so common, that the nickname 'silver splitter' has emerged, which in some dictionaries merits a definition.

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