Family

Child contact charity reports fall in solicitors’ referrals

The proportion of referrals from solicitors to the National Association of Child Contact Centres (NACCC) has fallen by 46 percentage points sinc

Supervision, but not as you know as it

Supervision of lawyers is a vital tool in their resource kit which would fundamentally change how they deal with relationships, and should be compulsory for family law firms, argues Gillia

Doing what you do best

Alison Lobb explains what changed her perception of pro bono and the myriad of different ways of providin

Divorcing couples opt for fixed fees

Nearly two-thirds of couples divorcing or dissolving a civil partnership now pay fixed fees – but final legal fees for many were higher than expected, a new report ha

On the farm

Farming divorces typically involve complex business ownership structures and require special care, as Laura Marti

Court of Appeal: family judges must justify adjournments

Judges in family cases should not adjourn final decisions simply to “press the pause button” the Court of Appeal ha

Provocation and coercive control: the Challen case

In the week that Sally Challen told her own story for the first time, Jessica Maguire explores the perception of coercive control in the current justic