Practice Notes: Family

SJ interview: Des Hudson

The Legal Services Commission’s “sign or starve” approach will backfire and the fight will go on, says Law Society Chief Executive De

13 Apr 2007

Update: planning & environment

BarkerBias and predeterminationCompletion noticesSection 187A injunctionsEnforcement time limits for single dwelling housesContinuing useCLEUDs and abandon

09 Mar 2007

North-east: legal aid in turmoil

North-east legal aid lawyers are set to be badly hit by the current reforms. Jean-Yves Gil

09 Mar 2007

Update: family

Liz Dronfield and David Taylor report on : Shared residence orders :: Clayton v Clayton [2006] 2 FCR 405 :: Emergency protection order :: Court role in pu

02 Mar 2007

Spending rights

The Consumer Credit Act 2006 saw a major overhaul of the Consumer Credit Act 1974 through commencement orders, says Richar

23 Feb 2007

Cinderella trusts

A&M trusts will disappear in April 2008. This may seem a long way away, but lawyers need to start reviewing their clients’ investment options now, says Ste

16 Feb 2007

The Laporte report

Laporte has curtailed police activity to prevent ‘future breaches of the peace’. Seamus Burn

16 Feb 2007

Just (not) married

A Rolling Stone, Moss and a gathering: Tony Roe asks, does this add up to a foreig

09 Feb 2007

Update: wills & trusts

Catherine McAleavey and Catherine Sanders discuss Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, severance of joint tenancy by will, contract

26 Jan 2007

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