18/02/15

Engagement Gifts

Gifts between an engaged couple When two people, who are engaged, give gifts (including an engagement ring) to each other, there is a presumption that they …

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11/01/15

Should divorce laws be harder on women?

Baroness Deech, Chair of the Bar Standards Board has argued that divorce law should be harder on women as it sends them a “bad message” …

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23/12/14

Lord Chief Justice predicts longer case times

An unprecedented rise in the number of Litigants in person are among factors threatening attempts to cut delays in the Court system the Lord Chief …

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23/12/14

Representations slump in family law

The proportion of Family Law cases in which both parties are represented has almost halved since Legal Aid reforms were introduced. The growing incidents of …

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22/12/14

Working with Litigants in Person

Since the introduction of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 there has been a large rise in the number of Litigants …

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22/12/14

Counting the costs for legal aid cuts

There are many knock on consequences of the civil legal aid cuts. Slashing cash from the civil legal budget was relatively easy for the Government …

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22/12/14

January is classed as Divorce month

January has been dubbed divorce month and with good reason. It shows the highest number of divorce filings than any other month. People aren’t usually …

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