Family

Vulnerable family law clients facing debt to access legal advice

SRA report finds consumers struggle to make informed choices abou

Spousal maintenance: A ‘meal ticket’ for life?

A recent Court of Appeal decision bucks the trend on maintenance provision, says Ronni

Time for action

Despite the recent Court of Appeal judgment, it is clear the ban on opposite-sex civil partnerships cannot continue indefinitely, writes Maev

‘Long overdue’ reforms will protect vulnerable parties in family court

Cross-examination proposals must ensure a fair trial, say

Prisons and Courts Bill allows judges to ‘focus on cases that matter’

Victims and the vulnerable at centre of court changes with justice secretary accountable for reformin

Cohabitants and pensions – jointly and severally

While the immediate significance of Brewster is limited, it once more shines a light on the differences in law between married and cohabiting couples, explains Shlomi

Refusal to extend civil partnership to straight couples not unlawful

Government’s ‘wait and see’ policy was proportionate and justified, appeal judge