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Monthly Family Law Archives: September 2017

Adoption proceedings in the moving case of A Local Authority v The Mother & Anor

Earlier this month, HHJ Wildblood QC presided over A Local Authority v The Mother & Anor, a “desperately sa… Read More

Modernising e-working in the family jurisdiction

Since the 2015 Autumn Statement, HM Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS) has been working to improve digital working in the family courts in order to Read More

Marriage Allowance: a tax perk going unclaimed

Following David Cameron’s drive to promote and encourage marriage during his tenure as Prime Minister, a tax break was Read More

Surrogacy and wardship in M v F & SM

On 23 August 2017, Mr Justice Keehan delivered a judgment on the parental order application of a single mother in relation to… Read More

Emma Gill analyses the purpose and pitfalls of the Child Maintenance Service in...

Following the May 2017 release of the Commons Work and Pensions Committee's report on the Child Maintenance Service (CMS), Head of Manchester Office Read More

FE v YE [2017]: asylum claims halt applications under the 1980 Hague Convention,...

Sitting in the Family Division of the High Court, Mr Justice Mostyn considered an application under the 1980 Hague Convention… Read More

The estate tax dispute that helped usher in equal marriage rights: A look at the...

A US woman, whose fight to reclaim over $363,000 in estate taxes struck down the Defense of Marriage Act in the Supreme Court and paved the way for equal marriage rights, has passed away… Read More