Monthly Family Law Archives: December 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