Justice minister Lucy Frazer admits the current system is open to exploitation and leaves people without legal representation vulnerable.
‘Unusual’ that wills should be challenged by six-month and three-year-old, judge says.
Departing family courts chief says a 'holistic' view should be taken on court closures.
Family division president says adoption visits should take place outside normal court sitting hours.
Owens put divorce law reform high up on the agenda – now it’s time for the government to act.
A glut of celebrity cases has demolished the myth that child abusers are all dirty old men in raincoats. But now the scale of the problem has been laid bare, reports Rachel Rothwell, the justice system is struggling to adapt.
This week’s starred law reports include a landmark ‘meal ticket’ divorce ruling in Mills v Mills, statutory powers of the local authority in a child family case, baggage search by customs and a company administration.
This week’s starred law reports include the landmark civil partnership case, parenthood in assisted reproduction, pension equality and gender description on a passport.
Landmark judgment reinforced argument for updating laws that date from the Victorian era.
Andrew was a resolute, resourceful, committed and highly respected defender of solicitors facing disciplinary action.