Talking about Family Law

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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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    It hardly seems possible, but this is the 100th post here on the Cafe Chat blog. We’ve covered a lot of ground since the blog began eleven months ago,...
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    An annual survey of family lawyers by business advisers Grant Thornton has found that the top issue facing family law is the increased number of litigants in person, due to...
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    Family Law Cafe offers a unique service to anyone with a family law problem. To help explain just how our service works, and how it can benefit you, we...
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    Sir James Munby, the President of the Family Division, has announced that the specialist ‘Financial Remedies Courts’ that he mentioned in his 17th ‘View from the President’s Chambers’ last May...
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    This week is Cohabitation Awareness Week, a campaign by national family justice organisation Resolution to raise awareness of the lack of legal protection upon separation for cohabiting couples. As we have...
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