Family

Rape as a tool of war

Sexual violence against women is no longer seen as just a by-product of conflict, yet there is still more to be done to ensure perpetrators of rape are brought to justice, writes Hilar

11 Jul 2017

Mental capacity and family proceedings

Mariko Wilson discusses the checks and balances in place to ensure that vulnerable clients are protected and their interests properly represented in famil

05 Jul 2017

Wait for care proceedings rises to 28 weeks

Cafcass CEO ‘not surprised’ at increase following rise i

03 Jul 2017

For the kids: A divorce from Brussels

Julian Hawkhead explains how to make Brexit an amicabl

03 Jul 2017

£500m divorce and separation market primed for financial advisers

‘It’s very rare I see a case where financial input isn’t needed at som

30 Jun 2017

Lord Chancellor urged to reform family law

No-fault divorce a key campaign objective, say famil

23 Jun 2017

De-linking of divorce from ‘money’ to be rolled out nationally

Successful pilot paves way for new approach t

15 Jun 2017

Engendering confidence in the child maintenance system

The current ‘paper tiger’ maintenance scheme has been criticised by Mr Justice Mostyn for failing to support vulnerable receiving parents, explains Phili

14 Jun 2017

Court of Appeal departs from ‘blind application’ of equal sharing principle

Couples may take more relaxed attitude towards pre-nuptia

13 Jun 2017