Practice Notes: Children

A tolerant approach

Separated parents are trying to maintain the status quo at a time when life is anything but the norm, says Pippa Allsop

25 May 2020

The fear of tech advances

Pippa Allsop discusses the tensions between the human legal advisor and technology

29 Jan 2020

The assumption of a duty of care

A public authority can assume responsibility towards someone by inference from its conduct towards them, as Laurence Toczek explains following the Supreme

22 Jan 2020

Civil discontent

The criminal and family courts have made strides in support for vulnerable parties – are the civil courts finally about to catch up? Rachel Rothwell

16 Jan 2020

New guidelines to be written for pre-birth care proceedings

Nuffield Family Justice Observatory (NFJO) has pledged to develop the first national, evidence-based guidelines for professionals undertaking care proceedi

12 Dec 2019

PUBLIC AUTHORITIES AND THE ASSUMPTION OF A DUTY OF CARE

A public authority can assume responsibility towards someone by inference from its conduct towards them, as Laurence Toczek explains following the Supreme

01 Dec 2019

Speeding up disclosure of police records

The 2013 protocol can be a useful tool in private Children Act cases where you need to obtain police records, as Mariko Wilso

20 Nov 2019

Adoption orders: a rare revocation

Adoption orders: a rare revocation

01 Oct 2019

Court of Appeal: family judges must justify adjournments

Judges in family cases should not adjourn final decisions simply to “press the pause button” the Court of Appeal ha

23 Sep 2019

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