It has now been more than 6 months since the UK voted to leave the EU and, despite the ceaseless speculation…

This article published by the Guardian on 4 January 2017 explores an interesting and overdue potential development…

It is set out in the Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984 that ‘if any party to any proceedings in the family court…

The role of the Children’s Guardian is to safeguard and promote the welfare of children involved in family court proceedings…

Legal aid was first enshrined in British law in statute namely the Legal Aid and Advice Act 1949. The primary objective was to provide…

For many, the outcome of the EU referendum on the 23rd June was a surprising and somewhat unexpected result. Whilst most supporters (and critics) often focused on the political and economic aspects of the argument, little weight was given to the rights of children and families in this vital debate. From a family law perspective,…

One of the biggest problems facing divorcing couples is the impact of their separation on the children. There often seems to be no wholly positive solution to maintain stability for the children, and concerns are often exacerbated by financial constraints. As a result more innovative ways of trying to find a solution to balance affordability…

Mrs Justice Pauffley handed down her judgment in the case of RJ & BK v RT [2016] EWHC 760 (Fam) on 22 June 2016. This is an important judgment on inter-country surrogacy, from both a family law and an immigration law perspective. The case concerned an application for a Parental Order by the commissioning parents…

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