Divorce

The gamechanger: One couple, one lawyer

In the late 1940s, there was a crisis in this country, as many more couples were divorcing as a consequence of the second world war. Recognising something

01 Apr 2021 | ADR & Mediation

Questions over access to civil justice

The number of civil legal help cases has dropped by two thirds since LASPO's introduction, according to the MoJ

26 Mar 2021 | Children

Funding family cases: finance firm launches free guide for family lawyers 

Finance firm launches free guide for family lawyers on funding conversations with clients 

12 Mar 2021 | ADR & Mediation

Landmark Beijing case sees housewife compensated for housework

A Chinese man has been ordered to pay £5,500 to his ex-wife in compensation

25 Feb 2021 | Divorce

The virtual divorce

Edward Cooke explains why family law professionals must embrace training opportunities to meet new digital challenges 

20 Jan 2021 | ADR & Mediation

Family solutions group calls for child-centred approach away from the courts

A report makes sweeping recommendations including the creation of a support framework for children and young people whose parents separate

12 Nov 2020 | Children

The gasp factor: litigation misconduct

Clients need to understand the implications of poor conduct on costs in financial remedy proceedings, as Matthew Taylor explains

10 Nov 2020 | Divorce

Economic disruption increasingly relied on to reduce large divorce settlements

The family courts are using the threat of a no deal Brexit to reduce the value of some larger divorce settlements, says Boodle Hatfield 

02 Oct 2020 | Divorce

The lockdown children

Sarah Jane Lenihan navigates the law surrounding child arrangements for feuding parents during the pandemic  

15 Sep 2020 | Children

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