Section 38(6) assessments: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Cyrus Larizadeh, barrister, of 4 Paper Buildings considers developments in case law and practice in respect of assessment under section 38(6) of the Children Act.

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The view from the desk top

This week I thought I would share with you some brief observations from my recent reading of three judgments.

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The CSA and the Government: the dog is barking and the cat is locked in the study

Olivia Stiles of Hickman & Rose and Byron James of 14 Gray's Inn Square consider the policy issues behind the Government's consultation on child maintenance.

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Internal relocation on the slow boat to the Orkneys

At a time when international travel can be easier and quicker than within national boundaries, can there be any justification for different criteria in law for a relocation of a child with a primary caring parent internally or internationally?

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International Child Abduction and the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction

The issue of Child Abduction has become an ever more increasing worry for families where one parent lives abroad in recent times.

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Procedure and Prenups

The Christmas decorations have been put back in the attic for another year, New Year resolutions made … and broken, and almost all the snow has gone away; but here are two little treats for the beginning of 2011.

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Court of Protection Update (January 2011)

Sally Bradley, Barrister, of 4 Paper Buildings reviews recent important decisions made in the Court of Protection.

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