Family

07/09/2018 0 comments 329 views

If you are not receiving your child maintenance you will need to know about important changes on the horizon. Shortly before the “Child Maintenance Arrears and Compliance Strategy 2012 to...
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06/09/2018 0 comments 302 views

The original online divorce pilot, launched in January 2017, allowed members of the public seeking a divorce to use an online system providing prompts and guidance while filling the form...
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04/09/2018 0 comments 332 views

A British Court has recognised Sharia Law for the first time in a landmark decision by the High Court.  In August 2018, a Judge ruled that a wife can claim...
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20/08/2018 0 comments 309 views

As a Children Panel member, it was interesting to read an article by the proposed new President of the Family Division Sir Andrew McFarlane who is supportive of early intervention...
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16/08/2018 0 comments 397 views

On occasions when Child Arrangements Orders have been granted either party feel the need to return the matter to Court to enforce if an Order is not being abided by....
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10/08/2018 0 comments 310 views

It is commonly reported that since the death of Jimmy Saville in 2011 and the subsequent exposure of his abuse to children, that a number of victims of sexual abuse...
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27/07/2018 0 comments 233 views

The Supreme Court has ruled that a divorced Husband should not have to increase payments to his ex-wife after she mis managed her finances following their split. The Court  has...
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24/07/2018 0 comments 257 views

Lord Justice McFarlane, 'the next Family Law Chief' could produce general guidance to help manage separated parents' expectations about child contact if he receives widespread backing from other Judges when...
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23/07/2018 0 comments 288 views

What is a McKenzie Friend? A “McKenzie Friend” is an informal term used to describe any individual who appears before the Court and assists a self-represented litigant. McKenzie Friends have...
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23/07/2018 0 comments 282 views

What is a Cohabitation Agreement? A Cohabitation Agreement is a written, signed document which will generally deal with three principle areas: Who owns (and owes) what at the time of...
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