Family

Special contributions and ‘geniuses’

Philip Hunter considers the thorny issue of ‘special contributions’ and the direction the court might take to address the difficulties presented to practitioners when advising clients

Concern over MoJ’s freedom of information performance

Family lawyer says ICO’s ongoing monitoring of ministry is ‘worrying’

Family judge refuses to hear cases where alleged domestic abusers cross-examine complainants

Practice is ‘a stain on the reputation of our family justice system’, says Mr Justice Hayden

News in brief - 12 May 2017

Largest ever divorce pay-out, legal privilege in criminal proceedings, Red Bull for hackathoners

New parliament a ‘perfect opportunity’ to introduce no-fault divorce

Family lawyers call on MPs to modernise family law after snap general election

Preparing for the 'Reji Robo' divorce

The capacity in which family solicitors are needed will undoubtedly change with the rise of online divorce, writes Pippa Allsop

Momentum for change in family mediation

A combination of mediation with legal advice would be an attractive offering for many clients, writes Karen Barham