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Monthly Family Law Archives: January 2015

Singapore woman refused upkeep compensation for IVF mix-up

Singapore woman refused ‘upkeep’ compensation for IVF mix-up

A woman in Singapore, who gave birth to a child that was not biologically her husband’s, has been denied compensation money towards her child’s... Read More

The Cohabitation Rights Bill: protection for unmarried couples in case of bereavement

The Cohabitation Rights Bill: protection for unmarried couples in case of bereavement

If I had a girl I should say to her, ‘Marry for love if you can, it won’t last, but it is a very interesting experience and makes a good... Read More

Dubai Foundation for Women and Children opens counselling services

Dubai Foundation for Women and Children opens counselling services

The Dubai Foundation for Women and Children (DFWAC) has stepped up its stellar work to offer counselling to vulnerable women and children. The organisation was... Read More

Who you marry affects career success, study finds

Who you marry affects career success, study finds

  Psychology researchers at Washington University in St Louis, Missouri have discovered that your choice of spouse informs your career... Read More

Baroness Cox introduces report on Islamic marriages in England

Baroness Cox introduces report on Islamic marriages in England

A third member of the House of Lords has taken a stand on family law issues in England. Baroness Cox, a cross-bench peer, has provided an introduction to a... Read More

'Mutual recognition of protection measures' across EU member states

'Mutual recognition of protection measures' across EU member states

An EU Regulation that allows for mutual recognition of protection measures across EU Member States came into force on 11th January 2015. Regulation... Read More

Three-parent IVF to be debated by MPs within weeks

Three-parent IVF to be debated by MPs within weeks

Eighteen months ago we reported on the proposals for legislation on so-called three-parent IVF. Now, the controversial regulations look likely to go before... Read More

Stephen Fry and other modern celebrity marriages

Stephen Fry and other modern celebrity marriages

New Year has been busy for a handful of the great and good, whose situations, taken together, paint a picture of the sheer complexities of modern... Read More