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Lay member of family rules committee quit after lack of progress

2019-10-18T15:15:00+01:00By

Family Procedure Rule Committee has been without a lay member for more than a year.

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Legal aid cuts fuel surge in self-referrals to child contact centres

2019-10-16T09:01:00+01:00By

Figures show sharp decline in the number of solicitors referring separating parents over the past decade.

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‘Inherently unfair’ probate fee hike scrapped

2019-10-14T11:15:00+01:00By

The Law Society ‘relieved’ by the MoJ’s announcement, having campaigned against the fee increase. 

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‘One lawyer is enough’: family judge issues court guidance

2019-10-11T16:02:00+01:00By

HHJ Robin Tolson QC says court is a stressful environment, particularly for those not used to it.

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Orders in family proceedings: appeals

2019-08-19T10:40:00+01:00

Mother’s appeal against findings of fact made against her in care proceedings, made on basis of fresh evidence suggesting her account of events had been plausible, was dismissed.

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Orders in family proceedings: disclosure to police

2019-08-09T08:16:00+01:00

Court ruled appellant parents failed to establish central ground of appeal against care proceedings order based on ‘right to silence’.

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Death and taxes

21 October 2019By

Media coverage of MoJ’s decision to scrap changes to probate fees was predictably jubilant.

Letters

Letters roundup - 21 October 2019

21 October 2019

Local law societies and legal expenses insurance: your letters to the editor.

Scott Halliday

Laws relating to trans community demand reform

2019-10-17T10:39:00+01:00By Scott Halliday, Bridget Garrood

Children of parents with a trans history should have the right for their birth certificates to match their parents' legally recognised gender.

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CYNTHIA MARY KARPELES-SCHENKER late, of 121A Castlenau, Barnes, London SW13 9EL, died on 24 November 2018. Anyone knowing of a Will for the above lady, please contact Setfords Solicitors, 46 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1JE, Ref. LOK/T1913/1 or email lokagbue@setfords.co.uk

Anyone who knows of the whereabouts of the Will of the late WILLIAM STEPHEN GOLD, date of death 4 April 2018, should contact Wilsons Solicitors LLP within 14 days of the date hereof. Address: Alexandra House, St Johns Street, Salisbury SP1 2SB. Telephone 01722 412412. Email. Bernice.Collins@wilsonsllp.com

JOEL BENJAMIN MANDELL late of Flat 1 Rowan, Muswell Road, London N10 2BX, died on 7 May 2019. Anyone knowing of a Will, please contact RAYMOND & CO Solicitors, 1H Leroy House, 436 Essex Road, London N1 3QP (Ref: SR), or email raymond.co@btconnect.com

DAVID CHARLES WOOD late of 181 Portsmouth Road, Cobham, Surrey KT11 1JR, died on 17 August 2019. Anyone knowing of a Will or acting in the preparation of a Will for Mr Wood please contact Downs Solicitors LLP, 15A High Street, Cobham, Surrey KT11 3DH. Ref: MZD/WOOD264.1 or email m.dharamsi@downslaw.co.uk