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house division

CH v WH [2017] EWHC 2379 (Fam)Subscription

11 December 2017

To order X who has been ordered to indemnify Y in respect of a mortgage to use their best endeavours to keep up mortgage payments is a provision within the power of the H Ct to order, and therefore the Fam Court.

divorce agreement

Joy-Morancho v Joy (dismissal of variation application) [2017] EWHC 2086 (Fam) Subscription

11 December 2017

Unsuccessful attempt by H to downward vary PPs using an abbreviated procedure sanctioned by Singer J. 

baby

Re AK (Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008) [2017] EWHC 1154 (Fam) Subscription

11 December 2017

Had the applicant given written notice consenting to be the child’s parent? Yes, despite erroneously signing a Form WP

family letters

Green v Adams [2017] EWFC 52 Subscription

11 December 2017

Mostyn J calls for re-introduction of ’assets’ ground for varying CM calculation.

child and parents

S v S [2017] EWHC 1298 (Fam) Subscription

11 December 2017

The delay in ordering additional expert evidence to help court understand specific points of Iranian family law was justified. 

surrogacy

M v F and SM (Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008) [2017] EWHC 2176 (Fam)Subscription

11 December 2017

M’s application for a parental order was stayed until the Government changes the law.

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Family Section renewals

Benefits of Membership*

The Family Section will provide you with support, advice, networking opportunities and enable the sharing of best practice with peers.

The current Section Engagement programme has been created in consultation with the Advisory Group and will focus on key issues including:

  • Sharland and Gohil Supreme Court Judgement
  • Family Law Protocol
  • General Children Law update
  • Forced marriages
  • Divorce centres a year on
  • Pensions for family lawyers
  • General financial remedies update
  • Surrogacy
  • Social media as a business tool: Is LinkedIn worth my time?
  • Emotional resilience
  • Domestic Violence
  • Serious Crime Act 2015: FGM provisions

These issues will be addressed through a range of activities including: Seminars, Discounts off Law Society publications and webinars, Features, Commentary, Webinars, News and a LinkedIn Group.

*See Section terms and conditions

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