Monthly Family Law Archives: January 2014

Can children determine their 'habitual residence'?

Can children determine their 'habitual residence'?

Do children get a say as to where they should live? Yes, sometimes, says the Supreme Court today in the case of LC (Children) UKSC 1. The Supreme... Read More

The shadow director and the no-compete injunction

The shadow director and the no-compete injunction

In R v R EWHC 4244 (Fam), the President of the Family Division, Sir James Munby, approved the continuation of an injunction intended to prevent a husband from... Read More

Sir Paul Coleridge's views on marriage

Sir Paul Coleridge's views on marriage

Sir Paul Coleridge, a judge of the high court Family Division, is also the founder and chairman of The Marriage Foundation, a think-tank that promotes the... Read More

US law proposes to sanction countries over child abduction

US law proposes to sanction countries over child abduction

In December, the United States Congress passed draft legislation that would give the US government power to impose sanctions on countries that fail to... Read More

Child Maintenance Service open to all new applicants

Child Maintenance Service open to all new applicants

The Child Maintenance Service, which was launched in December 2012 for new applicants seeking child maintenance from non-resident parents, has been rolled out... Read More

Same-sex couples can marry from 29 March 2014

Same-sex couples can marry from 29 March 2014

The Marriage (Same-Sex Couples) Bill received Royal Assent on 11 December 2013. The Bill will enable same-sex couples to marry in civil ceremonies.... Read More