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Family Law Archive - March 2015

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Mostyn J: cost funding in private children matters

Mostyn J has passed judgment in the case of MG and JG v JF EWHC 564 (Fam), awarding an order for costs funding against a father of ‘reasonable means’, and delivering a damning critique of the state of legal aid in private cases. Facts MG and JG, the applicant mothers, were civil partners. In 2005, they decided they wanted a... Read More

Modern family values clash for Elton John and Dolce & Gabbana

An unlikely feud has broken out in the upper echelons of the music and fashion worlds. Veteran musician and all-round British institution Elton John launched a campaign against Italian fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana on social media after they spoke out against gay adoptions and IVF in an interview with Italian news magazine... Read More

Russian rent-a-husband

According to a report in the Moscow Times, Moscow City Hall has rolled out a social services scheme that offers residents a handyman’s help on demand whenever there is a requirement for traditionally 'masculine' work. In other words, fixing shelves and repairing leaking taps. According to the website of private company, Moscow... Read More

SafeLives says people live with domestic abuse for too long

National domestic abuse charity SafeLives has published some troubling research into the time taken for domestic violence victims to get proper help. SafeLives, which was previously known as the Co-ordinated Action Against Domestic Abuse (CAADA), focuses its work on high-risk victims. In its report entitled ‘Getting It Right First Time’, the... Read More
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