Talking about Family Law

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  • The summer holiday season is now in full swing. It can be a fraught time for separated parents, who have to make arrangements as to with whom the children...
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    Lady Hale, the President of the Supreme Court, has made an appeal on BBC Radio, seeking donations for a charity that provides support for unrepresented litigants. Lady Hale appeared...
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    A public call for evidence, or consultation, has been launched on how the family courts protect children and parents in private law children cases concerning domestic abuse and other...
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    The government’s Domestic Abuse Bill, which has been described as “the most comprehensive package ever presented to Parliament to tackle domestic abuse, both supporting victims and bringing perpetrators to...
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    The Law Society, the professional body that represents solicitors in England and Wales, has raised concerns about the Government’s Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill, which is intended to introduce...
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    The Ministry of Justice has published its latest statistical bulletin presenting statistics on activity in the Family courts of England and Wales, and providing figures for the latest quarter (January...
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    The last thing that we here at Family Law Cafe want to do is take sides in the argument over who should or should not be this country’s next...
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    We reported back in February that the justice secretary, David Gauke, had confirmed that he would bring in legislation enacting no-fault divorce. The legislation was introduced into the House...
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    For most couples, the personal affair of divorce is dealt with away from prying eyes – but spare a thought for Adele, who is to divorce from Simon Konecki,...
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    It has been reported in the popular press that Brad Pitt, concerned that his wife Angelina Jolie is delaying their divorce, has issued her with an ‘ultimatum’ to sign...
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    It has been reported that singer and actress Fergie Duhamel wants to revert to her birth name of Stacy Ann Ferguson, when she divorces her husband Josh Duhamel. It is, of course,...
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    Boris Johnson is back in the news, and not just because he is the front-runner in the race to be the next leader of the Conservative Party. Stories in...
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