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Monthly Family Law Archives: February 2018

Nuffield Foundation details plans to establish a Family Justice Observatory

The Nuffield Foundation last week released a report detailing its plan, first proposed in 2014, to establish a Family Justice Observatory. The Nuffield Foundation is one of the pr… Read More

Abuse victims will be trusted, assure child maintenance service

Abused women won't have to prove their abuse to the Child Maintenance Service to receive their child support payments, a memo last week pledged. The circular was issued by the CMS… Read More

What benefits could the heterosexual civil partnerships bill bring cohabitees?

A new bill that could affect millions of couples in the UK has had its secon… Read More

Legal aid and access to justice for children: an update from CCLC

A report recently published by the Coram Children’s Legal Centre has found that legal aid cuts made in 201… Read More

B v P: Child relocation and children's objections

In B v P (Children’s Objections) the High Court denied a father’s application pursuant to the Child Abduction and Custody Act 1985 and the 1980 Hague Convention base… Read More

Russian court rejects adoption bid of mother accused of being transgender follow...

A Russian woman who underwent a voluntary double mastectomy has had her appeal to have custody of her fostered children, two mentally disabled boys, returned to her Read More

Heterosexual civil partnerships bill reaches second reading

A bill to create equal civil partnerships has had its second reading in… Read More