Talking about Family Law

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  • Family Law Cafe has today featured in Legal Futures, the leading news resource tracking the fast-evolving legal landscape. The article, which coincides with the launch of Family Law Cafe, explains the...
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    Tini Owens, the wife who lost her appeal against the refusal of the court to grant her a divorce, has applied for permission to appeal to the Supreme Court. Last...
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    It has today been confirmed that the Prisons and Courts Bill will not be proceeded with, ahead of the dissolution of Parliament in the run-up to the general election....
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    We have previously explained what parental responsibility is. In this post we will explain how it can be acquired. The mother of a child automatically acquires parental responsibility when...
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    A husband who claimed that his former wife should not receive an equal share of his wealth because of his “special financial contribution” has failed in a bid to...
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    Dr Khoo Kay Peng, the boss of Laura Ashley, has been ordered to pay his former wife Pauline Chai a divorce settlement of £64 million. Ms Chai had been...
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    Barrister and family law specialist Joanna Toch (pictured) has launched Family Law Café, a revolutionary new concept based on her years of experience dealing with clients in this sensitive...
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    ‘Parental responsibility’ is a term that anyone involved in court proceedings relating to a child is likely to come across frequently, but what exactly does it mean? Parental responsibility is defined...
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    After the matrimonial home, pensions are usually the most valuable assets on divorce. How are they dealt with in the divorce settlement? In general the court will deal with...
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    What can the court do if you have a contact order, or a child arrangements order providing for you to have contact with your child/children, and the other parent is...
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    Interim findings from the first major research study on divorce law since the 1980s have been published. The research project, Finding Fault, which is led by Professor Liz Trinder of...
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    Tini Owens, the wife who was appealing against the refusal of the court to grant her a divorce, has lost her appeal. In a judgment handed down today the Court of...
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