Practice Notes: Children

Domestic abuse victims’ voices to be heard

Domestic abuse survivors have been asked by government for their experiences of how the family court protects them and their children in private famil

23 Jul 2019

MoJ shines a light on child protection

The Ministry of Justice has launched a three-month inquiry into child protection in family courts after more than 120 MPs called for a review on behalf of

23 May 2019

Lawyers welcome reform of divorce laws to enable no-fault divorce

The Law Society of England and Wales has welcomed the government’s proposed reforms of divorce law today, after a consultation found family law pract

09 Apr 2019

Looking after looked-after children

Heather Thomas considers how the fundamentally different disciplines of family law and criminal law can work together to help achieve better outcomes for v

14 Sep 2017

Munby P: Judicial intervention not the answer to helping those like ‘X’

‘Blood on our hands’ remark and press interest led to swift action, say

08 Aug 2017

Religion and the welfare of the child, part 2

A recent case demonstrates the difficult position of the courts where the gulf between the parents’ communities is ‘too wide for the children to bridge’, w

02 Aug 2017

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