June 2012 Finance Divorce Update

Anna Heenan, solicitor and David Salter, Joint Head of Family Law at Mills & Reeve LLP analyse the latest financial remedies and divorce news and cases.

Full article: Family Law Week

Civil Partnership - Marriage Equality's Missing Link

As the latest salvo in the ongoing gay marriage debate, the Telegraph (on 18 June 2012) included an article headed "Civil partnerships should have been called marriage, says top divorce lawyer".

Full article: Family Law

What is safe parental involvement?

The government consultation of 14 June 2012 has proposed an amendment to the Children Act 1989 by adding some form of presumption or principle or starting point or addition to the welfare checklist.

Full article: Family Law

Mediation in Dubai

David Hodson on International Family Law.

Full article: Family Law

Social Media and the Voice of the Child in Hague Convention Cases

Emma Pinder, Solicitor, of Spring Law considers a Hague Convention case which has attracted extensive attention in Australia and analyses the potential wider impact of the coverage, especially that within social media.

Full article: Family Law Week

Children: Public Law Update (June 2012)

John Tughan of 4 Paper Buildings, reviews some recent important judgments concerning children public law matters.

Full article: Family Law Week

Opportunity knocks

Geraldine Morris advises a cautious approach to clean-break orders.

Full article: New Law Journal

Hayley Trim's Analysis: Are you married?

This is a question which the husband and wife (so called here for convenience) in the recent case of Dukali v Lamrani [2012] EWHC 1748 (Fam), would have undoubtedly answered in the affirmative, until the husband's divorce solicitors suggested otherwise.

Full article: Family Law

Finance & Divorce May 2012 Update

Anna Heenan, solicitor and David Salter, Joint Head of Family Law at Mills & Reeve LLP analyse the latest key financial remedies cases.

Full article: Family Law Week

Matrimonial lawyers and accounting experts

Matrimonial lawyers should consider the following five practical tips when dealing with accounting experts.

Full article: Law Society Gazette

Parental alienation and intractable contact disputes: an update

Henry Clayton of 4 Paper Buildings summarizes the recent authorities in parental alienation and intractable contact cases, in light of the recent decision of Hedley J in Re E.

Full article: Family Law Week