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4 year delay in hearing an application for contact

Lord Justice McFarlane expressed profound concern that there was a four year delay between a father's application for contact with his...

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All that glitters....?

The latest high profile divorce to hit the headlines highlights the reality of life in the sporting fast lane: its not all good news!

The...

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Court fees hike: barrier to justice for SMEs?

Let's say you're a small or medium sized business. You do work, or deliver goods, and raise a bill for £100k, but it's not paid. The...

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4 week backlog at Bury St Edmunds Divorce Centre

Earlier this year an administrative change was introduced to the divorce process in England and Wales. Rather than sending divorce...

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"Super-injunctions" and balancing rights

The recent privacy injunction case of YXB v TNO has re-visited the difficulties of balancing privacy with the right to publish.

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South Korean husband not allowed to divorce

A husband in South Korea has been refused a divorce by their Supreme Court despite separating from his wife 15 years ago.

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High Court judgement highlights the gaping hole left by legal aid cull

The recent judgement of Mr Justice Holman in the matter of Welch v Welch (2015) EWHC 2622 (Fam) is an extraordinary (and at times, dare...

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To "impute" or not to "impute" that is the question...

The latest judgement of the Court of Appeal (Capehorn v Harris [2015] EWCA Civ 955) relating to competing claims made by an unmarried...

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Accelerated First Appointment Procedure

In 2014 the Central Family Court ran a pilot scheme to test a new procedure to accelerate the first appointment in (among other...

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Divorce costs. Who really paid the price here?

The media is widely reporting this 'mega-divorce' case in which the Wife struggled and failed, at vast expense, to prove her entitlement...

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Conduct in Family Law cases: consequence-free environment?

A divorce case in which the parties' costs reached some £2 million, and involving some ‘breathtaking’ lies, has caused cries from the...

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Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned

The first woman has been prosecuted for posting private sexual photos of another woman under the new law against 'revenge porn'.

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Sometimes its just noone's fault....

Family lawyers will be delighted to learn that a drive towards no-fault divorce is once again on the cards via a significant new...

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Free trade in Europe or minimum prices for alcohol?

Interesting clash between Scotland's new superwoman, Nicola Sturgeon and the Advocate General to the ECJ. Sturgeon wants a minimum price...

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Nepal bans surrogacy for foreigners

Only a matter of months after the heart-rending media coverage of the Israeli government's evacuation of surrogate babies from the...

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Is it right to introduce no fault divorce?

Resolution are to start a two year piece of research to inform the debate on no fault divorce. At the moment, if married couples...

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Perhaps the 'happy divorce' can be a reality?

In the midst of endless press coverage of the disastrous consequences of divorce and shock stories about ruinous courtroom battles,...

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