Man in shadow

Convicted sexual abuser still has parental responsibility

The man was sentenced to more than 12 years in prison for his crimes, has been placed on the sex offenders register for life, and is also banned from having any further contact with his children.... Read More
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MoJ warns on reliability of old forensic tests in family cases and issues guidance...

The MoJ has announced that the government has been made aware that police are looking into the potential manipulation of forensic toxicology test results... Read More
grandmother and son

Mother knows best? A closer look at the role of kinship carers

A charity has carried out research to see whether maintaining contact with the mother would have a beneficial impact on the child in kinship care.... Read More
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Re D (A Child): Can a parent give consent to a teenager’s confinement?

The Court of Appeal considered whether someone with parental responsibility can consent to a confinement that would otherwise be a deprivation of liberty... Read More
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The family courts, children and suspected trafficking

Re M (Children) is a care proceedings case which involved the potential human trafficking of two children, aged two and four brought to the UK from Namibia... Read More
Security camera on a wall.

Covert recordings in family proceedings

In a recent case, the father of a girl, aged 11, in alleging that the mother had been deliberately alienating him, sought to rely on covert recordings... Read More
surrogate mother

Surrogate mother loses appeal to keep child after reneging on surrogacy agreement

A surrogate mother has lost the appeal to keep the child after the surrogacy agreement between herself and the intended parents broke down... Read More
boy with mother

CAFCASS launches “ground-breaking” pilot scheme to crack down on parental alienation

The Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service is running a pilot scheme to bring an end to parental alienation.... Read More
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Australia says ‘yes’ to same-sex marriage: what happens now?

Results of the landmark yet tremendously controversial national postal survey are in, and Australian citizens has overwhelming voted in favour of legalising same-sex marriage.... Read More

Father’s application to return daughter to US likely to succeed despite mother’s strong defence...

The case, adjourned until 23 November 2017, concerns a father’s application for the return of his daughter to America where he and his son reside.... Read More

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If your spouse controls the family finances, you may be worried about how to find the money for your legal fees during a divorce. But this need not prevent you from accessing the best legal advice to fight for what you deserve. 

Whether you and your spouse built-up your fortune during your marriage, you married someone who already had money or you have had a child with someone with money, it is likely that you are entitled to very significant assets or income. But accessing this wealth now that you are separated may be difficult, restricting your ability to afford the very best legal representation for you and your family during your divorce.

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