Practice Notes: Family

Questions over access to civil justice

The number of civil legal help cases has dropped by two thirds since LASPO's introduction, according to the MoJ

26 Mar 2021

Truth matters

Truth is a tricky thing. What one person believes sincerely to be the truth may not harmonise with demonstrable facts

16 Mar 2021

Funding family cases: finance firm launches free guide for family lawyers 

Finance firm launches free guide for family lawyers on funding conversations with clients 

12 Mar 2021

Public law working group calls for urgent legal aid review

The president's final public law working group (PLWG) report is out and calls for an urgent review of legal aid for parents
 

02 Mar 2021

A fertile ground for reform

With women increasingly choosing technology-aided methods of conception, Hollie Orgee examines whether our fertility laws are fit for purpose

26 Feb 2021

Law Commission proposes reform of wedding laws

Commission proposes sweeping reforms to modernise laws governing wedding formalities.

15 Feb 2021

How to emerge stronger

With a little self-confidence and forward-thinking, young family lawyers can survive the isolation of lockdown lawyering, says Marilyn Stowe 

04 Feb 2021

Cohabitation and societal upheaval

There is scope for significant reform to cohabitation law if only we looked to other countries, as Julian Hawkhead explains

27 Jan 2021

How can remote family hearings be improved?

Remote hearings cannot replicate a court room but they do the next best thing, says Emma Nash 

27 Jan 2021

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