Family

Why delay in financial remedy cases?

District Judge Nigel Law is frustrated by the failure of solicitors to agree the value of properties owned by separating families before the first appointment

The legacy of Owens v Owens

Owens reminds us that our present divorce law is out of date – and even the proposed reforms would not go far enough in some cases, writes Julian Hawkhead

‘Genius’ claim gets short shrift in divorce fight

Tag should be reserved only for ‘exceptional’ talent like Mozart and Einstein, says judge

Securing transparency and trust

The risk of jigsaw identification is but one aspect of the family court reporting puzzle, writes Jean-Yves Gilg

Patience is a virtue

There is no secret recipe to getting reform proposals through government, but solicitors can play a major role, explains Professor Nick Hopkins, law commissioner for property, family, and trust law

The antediluvian state of divorce law

The unusual case of Owens v Owens only strengthens the arguments for reform, writes Pippa Allsop

Brexit’s impact on family justice

As article 50 is triggered, Jane Keir considers the family law challenges ahead