Judge Rules Against Recommendations Of Leicestershire Guardian And Local Authority

In a recent children law case, Mr Justice Keegan ruled contrary to both the guardian’s and Local Authority’s recommendations. The Judge ordered the half-brother and sister, named as ‘EF’ and...


Christmas Contact Arrangements For Separated Parents

Christmas is traditionally a time for families to come together and celebrate – but it can be heartbreaking for separated parents and their children. Contact arrangements during the festive season...


The Significance Of A Pre-Nuptial Agreement – KA v MA

Anyone who has been through a divorce will probably tell you how awful, upsetting, distressing or bitter it was. Perhaps most of all, however, they will complain about how expensive...


Civil Partnership Laws For Mixed-Sex Couples

The Government has recently announced that they will be changing the laws regarding civil partnerships to allow mixed-sex couples to enter into a civil partnership instead of getting married. Following...


Divorce Laws To Be Reformed

The Government has announced that, subject to consultation, it intends to reform the legal requirements for divorce… “so that it is consistent with the approach taken in other areas of...


Increase In Civil Partnerships

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has published statistics relating to civil partnerships in England and Wales for 2017. The statistics appear to show an increase in civil partnerships during...


Do I Have To Register My Overseas Marriage Or Divorce?

At the peak of its popularity, as many as one in four British couples were getting married abroad. Although the numbers have decreased post-Brexit, it is no surprise that I...


Ex-Husband Of Game of Thrones Actress Protests Fathers Rights In Family Proceedings

Less than a month ago, Peter Loughran, the ex-husband of Game of Thrones actress, Lena Headey, is reported to have been stopped by police as he protested outside Buckingham Palace...


What Is Kinship Care?

Kinship Care is an arrangement where a child or young person who cannot be cared for by their parent(s) goes to live with a relative or a family friend. Kinship care includes...


No Fault Divorce

The five facts or grounds for divorce are contained within the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973. These are: Adultery Unreasonable behaviour Desertion for at least two years Living apart for at...


Supreme Court Denies Tini Owens Divorce

A woman who was refused a divorce from her husband after 37 years of marriage has had her appeal for divorce rejected by the Supreme Court – leading to questions...


What Is Collaborative Law?

Collaborative law allows separating and divorcing couples to work together with their respective solicitors to find an amicable solution to the issues that they face when parting ways without the...