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.
Colin Rogerson, associate and solicitor advocate at Dawson Cornwell, explains what family lawyers should know about surrogacy law.
Alex Heshmaty explains what content marketing is, and how family law firms can use it to grow their client base and build a rapport with them.
Sabrina Bailey, director of Allard Bailey Family Law, discusses change management for family law firms.
Heavily contested proceedings where treatment of Liechtenstein Stiftung was a key issue.
Circumstances when an anonymity order should be granted in child support decisions.
SCh 1 Children Act Claim and mother’s movement.
Unsuccessful application by a wife for a reporting restriction order in the Court of Appeal.
Court of Appeal upholds ban on opposite-sex civil partnerships.
You wouldn’t think, in 2017, that a couple would be forced to remain married, long after the marriage was ‘dead in the water’. It certainly appeared that those who wanted a divorce, got a divorce
The Law Society has responded to the FPRC's draft practice direction 3AA
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.
Prove your experience in representing the needs of vulnerable clients to prospective clients.
This quality mark is for members who meet the highest standards of expertise and client service in all types of children law work.
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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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