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Yearly Family Law Archives: 2016

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CMS is 'closing' cases woman cannot afford to pursue

As the Child Maintenance Service closes up cases that were opened under the Child Support Agency, 57% of parents are being forced to abandon their claim for child support payments. Read More

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Should children have contact with a convicted sex offender?

In Michigan last Monday, a court heard a women’s application to permit her new boyfr… Read More

Romanian courts award father custody without allowing child to be heard in cross...

The Supreme court have upheld a Court of Appeal ruling that the English Courts do… Read More

Lawyer switches sides in $100m family law dispute

A Western Australian woman has sought an injunction to prevent her ex-partner’s solicitors from continuing to act in their property and child custody dispute, after the firm hired a… Read More

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The importance of 'habitual residence' in child abduction

Earlier this year, the Supreme Court allowed an appeal by the non-biological mother of a child. The Court held that… Read More

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Birth parents seek to overturn adoption order after acquittal

Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division, has ordered a full re-hearing of a care and placement application made by a local authority in 2013 regarding a child who has since been… Read More

Reviews of children’s social care and surrogacy laws proposed by Law Commission

The Law Commission has identified the practice areas of English law that their “experience and&n… Read More