Yearly Family Law Archives: 2013

Guts before Garters: how following your instincts can prevent an unhappy marriage

Guts before Garters: how following your instincts can prevent an unhappy marriage

A recent study has suggested that, rather than writing off their pre-wedding nerves, couples contemplating marriage may be well advised to listen to their... Read More

Clares Law pilot scheme set to become a national scheme

Clare’s Law pilot scheme set to become a national scheme

Clare’s Law is a scheme that allows people to ask the police whether their partner has a history of domestic violence. Since September 2012 the scheme has... Read More

The Hague Convention used in Russia for the first time

The Hague Convention used in Russia for the first time

The 1996 Hague Convention has been used in Russia for the first time, illustrating the significance of its use both at home and abroad in child abduction... Read More

Farewell to the CSA: Child Maintenance Service (CMS) phased in

Farewell to the CSA: Child Maintenance Service (CMS) phased in

Over the last two decades family lawyers have looked on despairingly as the Child Support Agency (CSA) has changed its various names and formulas. Having... Read More

Senior Director Catherine Thomas is featured in The Financial Times

Senior Director Catherine Thomas is featured in The Financial Times

Catherine Thomas Will the clash of the titans in Young v Young result in a move to family arbitration? Catherine Thomas, Senior Director at Vardags and... Read More

Ayesha Vardag appears on ITVs This Morning

Ayesha Vardag appears on ITV’s This Morning

On Wednesday 16th October 2013, Ayesha made what is her third appearance on the Legal Eagles section of ITV’s This Morning. Once again she joined... Read More

Ayesha Vardag lights up TVs Legal Eagles on This Morning

Ayesha Vardag lights up TV’s ‘Legal Eagles’ on This Morning

Ayesha Vardag joined Alicia Alinia and Jason Hunter on the 'This Morning' sofa On 18th September Ayesha Vardag made her inaugural appearance on ITV’s live... Read More

UK set to become first country to allow three-parent IVF

UK set to become first country to allow three-parent IVF

The UK looks to become the first country to permit the creation of IVF babies using the DNA of three parents. The British government announced on 28th June... Read More

US Supreme Court recognises gay marriage in historic verdicts

US Supreme Court recognises gay marriage in historic verdicts

On 26th June, the Supreme Court of the United States handed down two historic judgments which pave the way for the greater recognition of same-sex marriages... Read More

Campaign group alleges widespread avoidance of child maintenance payments

Campaign group alleges widespread avoidance of child maintenance payments

Single parent campaign group Gingerbread have accused the Child Support Agency (CSA) of overestimating the rate of successful child support... Read More