Legal Practice for Solicitors and Lawyers: Family

Childhood injuries, parental conduct, and the law

Jemma Barnard explores when a child can claim negligence against their parent.

13 Sep 2021

Family matters are taxing

Doug Shanks, John Handley, and Jessica May discuss the tax implications of divorce

05 Sep 2021

The need to tackle predatory marriages

Matthew Duncan, Helen Freely and James Flanagan assess the lack of legal protection for vulnerable individuals following a rise in predatory marriages.

05 Sep 2021

Mediation voucher scheme: ‘thousands’ more families to benefit 

The government has pledged a further £800,000 for the scheme

31 Aug 2021

Virtual Family Courts: the effect on participants

Matthew Brunsdon Tully highlights the pressing concerns surrounding the continued use of virtual family court hearings

18 Jul 2021

Family Court quarterly statistics: a call for alternatives to courts

Alice Scambler considers what options are open to those seeking an alternative to family courts under post-pandemic pressure

16 Jul 2021

Court-led dispute resolution: an insider’s thoughts on a change of direction

Fiona Wilson explains the distinct advantages of judicial powers under part 3 of the Family Procedure Rules

16 Jul 2021

Family values: parental alienation

Emma Nash explores how the courts deal with the complex topic of parental alienation

27 Jun 2021

No fault divorce faces ‘unfortunate’ delay

The Act will be delayed by six months due to technical issues 

08 Jun 2021

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