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Family Law Litigant in Person: Family Justice Council Releases Guide

Family Law Litigant in Person: Family Justice Council Releases Guide

Cuts to legal aid provision have led to an increasing number of people appearing as a family law litigant in person, particularly in divorce cases. The Family Justice Council have released a new guide,...

Family Law Reform From the Queens Speech

Family Law Reform From the Queens Speech

The recent Queen’s Speech contained a number of key family law reform for various areas of the law. In particular, the speech unveiled a set of proposals aimed at reforming family law. The biggest...

Family Law Changes: How Have they Fared?

This April marked the very first anniversary of the family law changes to the family justice system and it was classed as the start of a cultural revolution. There are still a large number...

Family Law Survey: The Challenges of Divorce at Christmas

Family Law Survey: The Challenges of Divorce at Christmas

A family law survey by national law firm Simpson Millar has revealed the complexities facing divorced and separated parents at Christmas time. The research showed that: 42% of newly separated parents cannot remain on...

PreNups to Become Fully Binding?

PreNups to Become Fully Binding?

Couples are have been told by the Law Commission that pre-nuptial agreements (prenups) should be legally binding in UK divorce settlements – as long as the needs of any children and the couple themselves have...

Family Lawyers and Clients Face New Challenges

Family Lawyers and Clients Face New Challenges

Radical reforms to family law services in 2014 mean fresh challenges for family lawyers and numerous difficulties for parents and couples. Family lawyers have already had to cope with huge changes in 2013, including...