Talking about Family Law

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  • In a speech given at the Law School, University of Edinburgh, on 20 March the President of the Family Division Sir James Munby outlined his views on the future of...
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    The Home Office and Ministry of Justice have launched a consultation on domestic abuse, seeking views on measures to be included in the government’s forthcoming draft Domestic Abuse Bill. The...
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    To mark International Women’s Day tomorrow, the domestic abuse charity Women’s Aid has published Survival and Beyond: the domestic abuse report 2017, to celebrate “the extraordinary women who run the...
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    Divorcees who plan to retire in 2018 can expect their yearly income to drop by £3,800 compared to those who’ve never divorced, according to new research from Prudential. For...
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    This week the entertainment and celebrity media was full of the news that Jennifer Aniston had ended her two-and-a-half-year marriage to Justin Theroux. Naturally, this news prompted a frenzy of media...
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    The Supreme Court has allowed an appeal by a mother against a decision to allow the father’s appeal against the refusal of his application for the summary return of...
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    Joanna Toch, the founder and CEO of Family Law Café, has featured in an article on myBarrister, the online matchmaking service between clients and barristers. You can read the article here....
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    Mr Justice Holman has described a divorce dispute in which the couple have spent almost £2 million on lawyers’ fees arguing over assets worth £6.6 million at most as “a...
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    HM Courts & Tribunals Service (‘HMCTS’) and the Ministry of Justice (‘MoJ’) have announced that a fully online divorce application process is being tested across England and Wales for the...
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    The President of the Family Division Sir James Munby has given further details of the new Financial Remedies Courts, in the 18th edition of View from the President’s Chambers, his regular...
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    The other day TV presenter Anthony McPartlin, better known as ‘Ant’ of Ant and Dec, announced that he is divorcing his wife and long-time partner Lisa Armstrong. The reports of the...
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    In an unexpected move, Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed David Gauke MP to be the next Lord Chancellor and Justice Secretary, as part of her cabinet reshuffle. Mr...
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