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Monthly Family Law Archives: March 2018

UK Government update guidelines to surrogacy in England and Wales

Prospective parents have recently been handed useful new guidance concerning surrogacy in the UK. The Department of Health and Social Care has published Read More

Preparations for the Royal Wedding will not include a prenup

Prince Harry has refused to sign a prenuptial agreement in advance of his wedding to Meghan Markle, it has been reported this week. With less than two months to go before the Roya… Read More

Hart v Hart: when will the Family Court order a party to be sent to prison for b...

Anyone reading that John Hart, an 83 year-old man with prostate cancer, had been sent to prison by a High Court judge might naturally raise an eye-brow in surprise. However, HHJ Wildblood… Read More

Divorced Saudi women win child custody rights

The rights of mothers in Saudi Arabia were given a boost on Monday, when the kingdom's Justice Ministry released a circular to the courts that would allow divorced women to retain custody… Read More

Where are we with Brexit and family law?

As Brexit talks continue in Brussels, debates have raged on in the commons, but many in the legal profession harbour grave fears that the future of the justice system post-Brexit has gone… Read More

Tennessee pastor's license revoked after officiating same-sex wedding

As a denomination, the United Methodist Church’s official view is that marriage is between a man and a woman. However, there are Methodist churches that welcome LGBT worshippers. Read More

When should family law cases be transferred to the High Court?

Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division, provided guidance in Read More