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Monthly Family Law Archives: October 2015

Gap Years: Can they be treated as gifts?

Section 11 of Inheritance Tax Act 1984 (IHTA 1984) states that a disposition, or gift, will not be a transfer of value if i… Read More

Apna Haq refuge under threat

News broke in recent weeks that Apna Haq, a domestic violence refuge specialising in helping women from Asian and other minority ethnic backgrounds, was set to close following a funding c… Read More

What can we expect from the Family Synod?

'The Church is called to carry out her mission in fidelity, truth and love'. Sunday 4 October 2015 marked the start of the three-week Catholic Synod on family.  Read More

Mostyn J comments on press restrictions in the family courts

'To say that the law about the ability of the press to report ancillary relief proceedings which they are allowed to observe is a mess would be a serious understatement'. – Mr Justi… Read More