Practice Notes: Family

Former England footballer transfers to firm's board

Mark Wright has joined divorce specialists Fair Result

18 Jul 2021

Plans to extend bereavement benefit to cohabiting parents

If approved, the changes will apply retrospectively and backdated lump sum payments 

18 Jul 2021

Family Court quarterly statistics: a call for alternatives to courts

Alice Scambler considers what options are open to those seeking an alternative to family courts

16 Jul 2021

Court-led dispute resolution: an insider's thoughts on a change of direction

Fiona Wilson explains the distinct advantages of judicial powers under part 3 of the Family

16 Jul 2021

Finally, an end to the divorce blame game

Amanda Phillips-Wlyds considers how the upcoming changes to divorce law will revolutionise the

07 Jul 2021

Family values: parental alienation

Emma Nash explores how the courts deal with the complex topic of parental alienation

27 Jun 2021

Outdoor civil weddings and partnerships allowed from 1 July

Approved premises will be permitted to hold weddings outside subject to certain conditions

21 Jun 2021

No fault divorce faces 'unfortunate' delay

The Act will be delayed by six months due to technical issues 

08 Jun 2021

Mediation: a constructive solution

Sarah Hutchinson considers how a financial incentive scheme may help ease the burden on the courts

25 May 2021

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