Monthly Family Law Archives: August 2015

Grandparents win right to raise child

Grandparents win right to raise child

The paternal grandparents of a three year-old boy have been granted the right to raise him, despite a social worker claim that they might be too old to cope... Read More

The Marriage Foundation on 'declining rates of middle-class marriage'

The Marriage Foundation on 'declining rates of middle-class marriage'

First went the lower income families, now it seems that the middle classes are following suit. According to new data analysis by the Marriage Foundation,... Read More

Ashley Madison hotspots: London in 9th place

Ashley Madison hotspots: London in 9th place

The latest news in the Ashley Madison hack scandal is that there are a lot of members in London. Well, quite a lot. It’s all... Read More

Overcoming gender bias in child relocation cases

Overcoming gender bias in child relocation cases

In Payne v Payne, a child relocation case of 2001, the Court of Appeal held that to refuse the reasonable relocation proposals of a primary carer would likely... Read More

Guide to child maintenance for unmarried parents

Guide to child maintenance for unmarried parents

The most recent statistics available suggest that 40.6 percent of all births in the UK are to unmarried parents. While the law is well known for children of... Read More

Parents suspected of travelling to join Isis can keep their children

Parents suspected of travelling to join Isis can keep their children

President of the Family Division Sir James Munby has ruled that parents suspected of attempting to travel overseas to join Isis may keep their children… with... Read More