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Monthly Family Law Archives: March 2018

UK Government update guidelines to surrogacy in England and Wales

UK Government update guidelines to surrogacy in England and Wales

Prospective parents have recently been handed useful new guidance concerning surrogacy in the UK. The Department of Health and Social Care has published new... Read More

Preparations for the Royal Wedding will not include a prenup

Preparations for the Royal Wedding will not include a prenup

Prince Harry has refused to sign a prenuptial agreement in advance of his wedding to Meghan Markle, it has been reported this week. With less than two months... Read More

Hart v Hart when will the Family Court order a party to be sent to prison for breach of a Court order

Hart v Hart: when will the Family Court order a party to be sent to prison for breach of a Court order?

Anyone reading that John Hart, an 83 year-old man with prostate cancer, had been sent to prison by a High Court judge might naturally raise an eye-brow in... Read More

Divorced Saudi women win child custody rights

Divorced Saudi women win child custody rights

The rights of mothers in Saudi Arabia were given a boost on Monday, when the kingdom's Justice Ministry released a circular to the courts that would allow... Read More

Where are we with Brexit and family law

Where are we with Brexit and family law?

As Brexit talks continue in Brussels, debates have raged on in the commons, but many in the legal profession harbour grave fears that the future of the justice... Read More

Tennessee pastors license revoked after officiating same-sex wedding

Tennessee pastor's license revoked after officiating same-sex wedding

As a denomination, the United Methodist Church’s official view is that marriage is between a man and a woman. However, there are Methodist churches that... Read More

When should family law cases be transferred to the High Court

When should family law cases be transferred to the High Court?

Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division, provided guidance in Family Law last week as to when family law cases should be transferred to the High... Read More

In the matter of C Children 2018 a remedy for child abduction by the other parent

In the matter of C (Children) [2018]: a remedy for child abduction by the other parent

The 1980 Hague Convention aims to provide a parent who is left behind when the other parent travels with their child to a different legal jurisdiction without... Read More

Marriage figures lowest on record

Marriage figures lowest on record

The most recent ONS statistics have shown that fewer same-sex couples are getting married than ever before. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has... Read More

Interview with Roz Osborne, Founder & Chair of Trustees at Global Action on Relocation & Return with Kids

Interview with Roz Osborne, Founder & Chair of Trustees at Global Action on Relocation & Return with Kids

Roz Osborne is the founder & chair of trustees at Global Action on Relocation & Return with Kids (GlobalARRK): the only charity that specialises in... Read More