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Monthly Family Law Archives: January 2018

HC v FW: £40 million case demanded complex needs assessment due to wife’s brain...

When determining the division of assets during financial proceedings, the courts assess the present and future needs of both parties as part of their considerations under section 25 of Ma… Read More

AB v CD [2017]: jurisdictional issues surrounding global maintenance orders

Global maintenance orders are a useful tool to enable the courts to order periodical payments to cover both spousal and child maintenance until a full assessment is made by the Child Main… Read More

Parenting behind bars: child arrangements and prisoners

In November last year the BBC reported that a man who was in prison for sexually abusing his own children still had maintained parental responsibility over them. The previous month an abh… Read More

Court of Appeal overturns High Court judgment which refused a transgender father...

In January 2017, Mr Justice Peter Jackson dismissed a transgender woman's application for direct contact with her five children. However, after an appeal Read More

Assyrian tablet reveals ancient marriage contract with surrogacy clause

A group of researchers based at Harran University in Turkey have examined a 4000 year old  Read More