Marriage & Civil partnership

Mothers and fathers have no presumption to shared parenting

New law on 'parental involvement' comes into force despite 'anxiety' from the lega

22 Oct 2014

Courts rapidly becoming lawyer-free zones

Child contact, residency and maintenance payments issues are being decided on without the input of solicitors o

13 Oct 2014

Children’s Commissioner report suggests justice system is failing young people

Children unable to resolve complex legal problems because of lack of access to specialis

24 Sep 2014

Disorder in the court

The increase of litigants in person has increased the risk of disruption, particularly in the family court, says District Judge Rober

10 Sep 2014

Cutting edge in family law

Mediation will never replace litigation, says Marilyn Stowe, but nevertheless should be nurtured as a valuabl

27 Aug 2014

Family update

Austin Chessell advises practitioners on how to best classify, promote and grow the recognition of mediatio

12 Aug 2014

Non-legally trained mediators: a Tour de Farce?

Mediation in family disputes is a threat to justice, believes Marily

06 Aug 2014

£100m legal aid shortfall for family lawyers

Solicitors and barristers will need to adapt and innovate as fee

04 Aug 2014

Court refers just 2 per cent of parties to mediation

Family lawyers should be 'incentivised' by government to refer clients t

31 Jul 2014