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You wouldn’t think, in 2017, that a couple would be forced to remain married, long after the marriage was ‘dead in the water’. It certainly appeared that those who wanted a divorce, got a divorce.
Mena Ruparel provides commentary on the impact the spring budget 2017 will have on family lawyers.
Practitioners are increasingly coming across the term ‘parental alienation’. Understandably, many query how these cases differ from any other contact case and whether a different approach is needed.
Jannette Brimm, training director at Skillssanctuary Ltd (formerly Skillsology Ltd), offers insight into the value of effective communication within a family law practice.
Karen Dovaston of Jefferies Essex LLP, Southend on Sea, Essex discusses the recent announcement that the five-year limit on evidence of domestic violence will be removed.
On 21 February 2017 the Court of Appeal dismissed a challenge from Rebecca Steinfield and Charles Keidan to enter into a civil partnership as they did not meet the legal requirement of being the same sex.
Alan Larkin, director at Family Law Partners, discusses implementing artificial intelligence (AI) at his firm and how all family lawyers and their clients can benefit from innovation.