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Monthly Family Law Archives: August 2017

Child better served by British rather than Indian nationality, court rules in Re...

Mr Justice Bodey has granted a mother permission to proceed with an application on behalf of her child for British citizenship. In a pioneering judgment, in which he considers the concept… Read More

A glance at Lady Hale and her impact on family law

On 2 October 2017, Baroness Hale of Richmond will succeed Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury as President of the UK Supreme Court. Deputy President of the Supreme Court since June 2013, Lady Ha… Read More

NHS placement confirmed for suicidal teen girl at the centre of damning judgment...

A safe bed has been found for a 17-year-old girl with significant mental health issues days after Sir James Munby, who presided over the case, decried the lack of provision for her. The c… Read More

Oregon parents fight to regain custody of children taken from them because of th...

An American couple are fighting to regain custody of their children after the state authorities removed them from their care because of the parent's "limited cognitive abilities". Read More

Cohabitation: where are we now?

The debate as to whether legal status should be afforded to cohabiting couples is one that refuses to go away. Per the Office for National Statistics, in 2016 Read More

Domestic abuse allegations in 62 per cent of child contact applications, researc...

New research by Women's Aid and CAFCASS has revealed that nearly two-thirds of… Read More