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Six months too long to finalise a divorce, bar warns

12 December 2018By

Ministry of Justice believes its proposal will give couples sufficient time to consider the implications of splitting up.

Christina Blacklaws

Restore legal aid for separating couples, MoJ urged

11 December 2018By

Law Society says digitising the divorce application process and 'hoping for the best' isn't enough.

David Gauke

Lord chancellor warned for second time over probate 'tax'

7 December 2018By

Parliament’s committee on statutory instruments suggests justice secretary is acting ultra vires.


'Completely futile': judge criticises adulterous husband for contesting divorce

29 November 2018By

Her Honour Judge Lynn Roberts says family relationships have not been able to heal.

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June Venters

Parental alienation

4 December 2018By June Venters

Dealing with accusations that one parent has ‘turned’ the mind of a child against the other.

Andrew Newbury

Maintenance pending suit

3 December 2018By Andrew Newbury

Family law

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Failing to protect children from abuse

10 December 2018By Amy Clowrey

Solicitors await clarification on liability for child protection.


Letters roundup - 3 December 2018

3 December 2018

London’s Commercial Court post-Brexit, The Times’ 200 top firms, and civil partnership: this week’s collection of readers’ letters.

Kamena Dorling

Upholding children’s rights post-Brexit

30 November 2018By Kamena Dorling

MPs and peers are concerned that exiting the EU will see us ‘go backwards’ on children’s rights.

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