A family lawyer has warned that a potentially groundbreaking court ruling could have a major effect on divorce cases involving so-called ‘short marriages’ in the future. The case in question […]
The government has confirmed that it has no current plans to change existing legislation on divorce law despite calls for its reformation. When asked by Lord Pendry (Thomas Pendry) whether […]
Steps are being taken to end the presumption that a father must have contact with a child where there is evidence of domestic abuse that would put the child or […]
Leading family law practitioners have voiced their support for researchers to explore the possibility of an ‘observatory’ which will improve the use of evidence in the family justice system. A […]
New figures show that a government policy aimed at promoting family mediation as a way way of settling disputes over parenting, finance, and property has failed. In April 2014, under […]
Divorce cases could begin to move almost entirely online by 2017, the president of the family division has said. Sir James Munby told barristers that, in the future, some court […]
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