Practice Notes: Family

Moore Barlow launches ‘The Surrey Initiative’

Firm urges others to support it seeking family law reform for out-of-court options

08 Oct 2020

The gaping chasm

Some individuals needing legal advice may have to choose between legal protection or poverty, says Pippa Allsop

07 Oct 2020

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

Family practitioners report feeling isolated

Resolution seeks to address breakdown in communication due to home working

23 Sep 2020

I need a hero

A planning issue at work leads to a lifelong friendship for Marilyn Stowe

16 Sep 2020

The lockdown children

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

15 Sep 2020

Live streaming justice

Michael Edwards explores the complexities of broadcasting family hearings in a renewed quest to boost transparency

09 Sep 2020

Private FDRs: the way to go

Resolving finances on divorce in lockdown can be achieved efficiently through the private FDR process, says Sarah Jane Lenihan

07 Sep 2020

A kinder divorce

Cost, acrimony and time are the enemies of a ‘good’ divorce, so Kate Daly and Pip Wilson have sought to rid the process of all three

07 Sep 2020

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