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Monthly Family Law Archives: February 2018

Submarines and aquariums: where can I get married?

If asked to picture a wedding most people picture a parish church, with flowers and pews of guests in dresses and morning suits. While religious ceremonies are fairly straight-for… Read More

High Court order protects six year old from the risk of FGM

In recent years, the practice and problems caused by female genital mutilation (FGM) have become much more widely recognised amongst the public in the UK. Campaigners have been Read More

What does Bermuda's repeal of gay marriage mean for same-sex spouses?

Last week, Governor of Bermuda John Rankin signed into assent the Domestic Partnership Act 2017, making the British Overseas Territory the first ever jurisdiction to repeal same-sex marri… Read More

A brief history of surrogacy law in the UK

In 1985, the birth of ‘Baby Cotton’ came with a Read More

M (A Child): Father blocks mother from taking children to family reunion back in...

In a recently reported case, a father succeeded in seeking orders to prevent the mother of his child from taking the child out of the jurisdiction for a family reunion in Kurdistan.… Read More

Court of Appeal affirms that in "an exceptional case", identity of optimal adopt...

In a case that "raises an important point of principle" in regards to the court's scope of consideration in care proceed… Read More