Family

07/12/2018 0 comments 145 views

Over the past week I heard with interest the comments made by the President of the High Court Family Division, Sir Andrew McFarlane, in relation to the epidemic of Care...
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20/11/2018 0 comments 299 views

All mothers and most fathers have legal rights and responsibilities as a parent known as parental responsibility (PR). Fathers have PR if they are married to the mother at the...
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08/11/2018 0 comments 204 views

Domestic abuse and Domestic Violence are long standing issues within our society which not only affects women but also affects men. While it is true that the legal remedies and...
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08/11/2018 0 comments 218 views

Solicitors have welcomed a much-anticipated public consultation on introducing ‘no-fault’ divorce, currently being prepared by The Justice Secretary, David Gauke. The Justice Secretary is reported to be preparing a consultation...
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01/11/2018 0 comments 543 views

Coercive control is a pattern of behaviour seeking to take away the victim’s liberty or freedom, to strip away their sense of self. It is not just a women’s bodily...
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25/10/2018 0 comments 238 views

A new research project will examine whether vulnerable people representing themselves in child Court cases find themselves and their children put at risk by misinformed or biased online legal advice....
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09/10/2018 0 comments 269 views

A family judge has publicly criticised the lack of legal aid funding for a woman alleging rape and sexual assault against her ex-husband, suggesting it may have resulted in a...
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26/09/2018 0 comments 319 views

Christmas is traditionally a time for families to come together.  However, for parents who are separated, Christmas can be a difficult time. For most parents Christmas is all about pleasing...
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18/09/2018 0 comments 281 views

Parents often assert their rights to their children; the right to live with them, spend time with them and make decisions about their lives. When parents separate and don’t agree...
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18/09/2018 0 comments 253 views

When looking at where children should be placed at the conclusion of care proceedings there are a number of factors that are considered; such as the childrens wishes and feelings,...
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