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Australian man granted access to parents’ 40-year-old divorce file

A family court in Melbourne will allow a 53-year-old man to examine part of his parents' divorce file, after he argued that the "toxic"... Read More

EU signs the “Istanbul Convention” on combating violence against women

The EU has signed the first legally binding instrument dedicated to combating violence against women known as the “Istanbul Convention”.... Read More

Practice Direction 12D amended following Munby P’s judgment ‘In the matter...

President of the Family Division Sir James Munby has issued a circular announcing that the practice guidance relating to inherent jurisdiction and wardship proceedings has been amended... Read More

Latest family law news

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Australian man granted access to parents’ 40-year-old divorce file

A family court in Melbourne will allow a 53-year-old man to examine part of his parents' divorce file, after he argued that the "toxic"... Read More
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EU signs the “Istanbul Convention” on combating violence against women

The EU has signed the first legally binding instrument dedicated to combating violence against women known as the “Istanbul Convention”.... Read More
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Practice Direction 12D amended following Munby P’s judgment ‘In the matter of a Ward...

President of the Family Division Sir James Munby has issued a circular announcing that the practice guidance relating to inherent jurisdiction and wardship proceedings has been amended... Read More
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Brexit uncertainty factors in international child relocation case

Brexit became a factor in a child relocation battle in a judgment released last week where a mother successfully appealed the court's refusal to... Read More

Surrogate gives birth to her mother’s baby

A British woman has given birth to her mother's child after they made a surrogacy agreement to allow the older woman to have a child with her new husband... Read More
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Baroness Hale has “bees in her bonnet” over children’s rights in the family courts

The seventh World Congress on Family Law and Children’s Rights concluded yesterday in Dublin, having acted as an international forum for the examination of family... Read More

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