Covers all issues around children and family law, including personal relationships, relationship breakdown and children in the context of divorce or separation, plus children in public law and cross-border disputes.
Our family court resources section has dedicated tools and resources for solicitors working in family courts, incorporating the revised public law outline.
Stuart Clark, associate solicitor at The International Family Law Group LLP, discusses the specialisation in the Financial Remedy Court with a proposed new form A.
FAQs about getting legal advice if you've been affected by the fire in Grenfell Tower.
The Law Society’s Library discusses what to do when your client loses his wife (literally) and wants to get divorced.
The Law Society library maintains a database of enquiries called Common Queries. These include results from research to find forms, precedents, rules, regulations and guidance.
The Family Procedure Rules Committee has published new forms relating to declarations of parentage, enforcement and protective orders.
The Law Society’s Library lists precedents for bare trusts.
The Family Procedure Rule Committee have published amended forms and guidance notes.
New forms for family appeals which should be used as of 3 October 2016.
The Family Procedure Rule Committee has amended forms A58 and D89 for family proceedings.
The Law Society’s Library lists pension sharing precedents.
Accreditation for family practitioners who meet the highest standards of expertise and client service.
This training teaches how to advance a client’s case well whilst ensuring witnesses are not subjected to undue stress.
This quality mark is for members who meet the highest standards of expertise and client service in all types of children law work.
Prove your experience in representing the needs of vulnerable clients to prospective clients.
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The Family Law Protocol is the Law Society's authoritative set of best practice guidelines in family practice. Endorsed by the president of the Family Division and developed in association with Resolution and other leading interest groups, adherence to Part I ensures family lawyers are aware of the overarching matters they must consider to promote their client's best interests.
For a fuller treatment of all areas of family practice, buy the complete Family Law Protocol (4th) (Law Society 2015, £39.95).
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The Family Law Committee and Childrens' Law Sub-Committee are part of the Legal Affairs and Policy Board.They review and promote improvements in family law, practice and procedure, including child care law and procedure.
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