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.
The Law Society has warned that proposals to fully digitise the process for making a Lasting Power of Attorney will put vulnerable people at risk of abuse.
Law Society responds to the changes proposed by the Family Division working group's consultation on the Rules.
Document templates, podcasts and more for solicitors working in family courts.
Celebrity divorces are giving ordinary couples an unrealistic view on what to expect when separating, warns the Law Society.
Read our initial evidence and additional comments on the bill as it reaches the committee stage.
The Law Society and Land Registry have prepared and published a new practice note about joint ownership in conveyancing transactions.
The Law Society has responded to the Child Maintenance Enforcement Commission (CMEC), Supporting Separating Families; Securing Children's Futures.
Shared parental leave is a step in the right direction, but pay inequality remains a major obstacle to women achieving equality in the workforce, says the Law Society.
Read the Law Society's written evidence to the Justice Select Committee as part of its inquiry into the draft legislation on the Children and Families Bill.
This quality mark is for members who meet the highest standards of expertise and client service in all types of children law work.
This training teaches how to advance a client’s case well whilst ensuring witnesses are not subjected to undue stress.
Prove your experience in representing the needs of vulnerable clients to prospective clients.
Accreditation for family practitioners who meet the highest standards of expertise and client service.
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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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