Procedural advice on the right level of judge to deal with risk of abduction cases
Judges would assess the developmental harm caused to a child when sentencing those convicted of child cruelty under new proposals published by the Sentencing Council.
We have published new guidance for solicitors appointed by the court to represent children in proceedings where there are delays between the order appointing a children’s guardian and the allocation of a guardian.
Colin Rogerson, associate and solicitor advocate at Dawson Cornwell, explains what family lawyers should know about surrogacy law.
Enforcing the return of children abducted during family breakdowns and resolving international business disputes within Europe are among the legal cases likely to become more difficult after Brexit, a parliamentary committee has warned.
Gemma Hope looks at the role of settlement conferences in supporting clients through out-of-court settlements. Have you used settlement conferences? We want to hear from you.
On Thursday 23 June 2016 the UK voted in a referendum by a fairly narrow majority to leave the EU. Family law has been part of Europe since, at least, March 2001 with the introduction of Brussels II. What will be the impact of Brexit on family law practitioners?
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The right of children to express their views in legal matters affecting them (the right of active engagement) is increasingly recognised in jurisdictions around the world, but significant barriers remain, according to a new report.
The Family Law Arbitration Scheme is to be extended to disputes concerning parental responsibility