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Yearly Family Law Archives: 2018

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

Empower foster parents, government urged

A review into the fostering system in the UK has urged councils to give foster parents more discretion… Read More

Re AB (A Child): Establishing a care plan amidst a difference of views

Sir James Munby heard the matter of AB (A Child) in the Royal Courts of Justice… Read More

Same-sex couples suing US government for denying citizenship to their children

Two parallel lawsuits have been filed by LGBTQ immigrant rights group Immigration Equality on behalf of a pair of binational same-sex couples who Read More

Children of parent with learning disability to be taken into permanent care

Placing children into foster care or with adoptive families can spark fierce and heart-rending debate, especially when a parent suffers from a disability. Under the Read More

Fawcett Society criticises failure of UK legal system to support women and girls

Earlier this month, the renowned Fawcett Society released the long-anticipated Read More

What's in a name? Married names after divorce

A familial, ethnic, or gendered marker, legally inscribed but variable. Feminist movements and globalisation have driven a major shake up of naming traditions, but diversity has done noth… Read More