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.
Michael Allum, David Hodson and Stuart Clark, of the International Family Law Group, discuss the changes to divorce/dissolution petitions and family procedure rules.
Stuart Clark and Michael Allum have created a brief users' guide to the new divorce petitions
The Law Society's Library discusses what to do when your client loses his wife (literally) and wants to get divorced.
Using the linear time approach to assess historic business valuation.
Karen Dovaston provides some insight into Nottingham's online divorce pilot.
Parental alienation case that may yet see the children's residence switched.
s.24A order for sale creates an equitable interest.
Wife successfully challenges divorce judgment awarding ex-husband of four years £2.7 million.
The correct test for behaviour-based divorce is the mixed subject-objective test as in Ash v Ash  and Livingstone-Stallard v Livingstone Stallard .
Fatimah Farag, an assistant solicitor at The International Family Law Group LLP, discusses the recent decision in AAZ v BBZ and Others  EWHC 3234 (Fam) and the court's approach to the parties' huge levels of wealth.
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Accreditation for family practitioners who meet the highest standards of expertise and client service.
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Our latest support and guidance for leaders in family law, from the former Family Section.
Family lawyers experience heavy workloads, tight deadlines, and long, unpredictable hours, all of which can increase stress levels and negatively impact performance.
What can you do to avoid burnout and improve your emotional resilience?
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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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