Family

Lawyers welcome reform of divorce laws to enable no-fault divorce

The Law Society of England and Wales has welcomed the government’s proposed reforms of divorce law today, after a consultation found family law

09 Apr 2019

Nearly half of law firms now set up as corporate entities

Decline in traditional partnerships suggests new approach to lega

06 Mar 2019

The limits of litigation funding

Katie Alexiou and George Williamson explain how litigation funding can help in a family law context, albeit wit

18 Feb 2019

Price of success: the hidden costs of financial dispute resolution hearings

FDRs were going to make divorce proceedings fairer and faster but instead they have led to mechanical lawyering; divorce lawyers must now offer better

02 Feb 2019

King no more: dealing with unethical client requests

Agreeing to drafting a contract clause that you believe might be unethical could put you in breach of your regulatory obligations, warns Men

01 Feb 2019

Looking after looked-after children

Heather Thomas considers how the fundamentally different disciplines of family law and criminal law can work together to help achieve better outcomes

14 Sep 2017

Munby P updates domestic abuse practice advice

Domestic abuse ‘a scourge on our society’, say

14 Sep 2017

Gazing into the Brexit crystal ball

Pippa Allsop looks ahead to some of the potential problems facing international families – and family practitioners – when the UK leaves th

06 Sep 2017

Understanding the litigant in person

Conduct yourself with others as you would hope to be dealt with if in that same position, writes District Judge Howar

06 Sep 2017