Marriage & Civil partnership

Domestic violence, 
society, and the law

It should come as no surprise to anyone that the issue of domestic violence is one of the most emotive topics in family law. After all, our home and the pe

Child support: Mind the gap

Separating parents must consider future education costs as early as possible to avoid a lacuna in the law surrounding child support, explains Carl

No-fault divorce

The fault-based nature of divorce in England and Wales, which requires one person to accuse the other of adultery or unreasonable behaviour to have their d

Courts are deliberately misled by a quarter of divorce petitions

The time has come to introduce divorce without blame, argues Conservativ

High net worths negotiating divorce settlements rather than risk loss of privacy

To say the law on press reporting 'is a mess' would be a 'serious understatement', says Mosty

#Divorceselfies

Across the pond, divorce selfies are becoming the new trend as couples celebrate reaching an amicable split by sharing the image on socia

The Marriage Act 2013: A battle half won?

The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013, enacted in England and Wales in March 2014 with Scotland following suit the following December, has gone down as

15 Sep 2015 | Discrimination

The Cohabitation Rights Bill: Where are we now?

As the number of cohabiting couples increases, Carla Ditz considers whether new legislation will provide these families with adequate lega

60-second interview: Mena Ruparel on returning to practice

The solicitor and arbitrator talks to Laura Clenshaw about the pressures of returning to work in the significantly changed famil

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