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.
Procedural advice on the right level of judge to deal with risk of abduction cases.
Will trust that excluded adopted children was discriminatory.
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.
Mary Fapojuwo writes about Dr Doughty's new research, which illustrates that Sir James Munby's 2014 guidance for the judiciary failed to achieve the cultural change envisioned.
What you should do if a court appoints you to represent children in proceedings where there are delays in allocating a guardian.
Mena Ruparel answers key questions concerning the online divorce pilot.
Sara Hunt, knowledge lawyer for the family team at Farrer & Co, discusses how family law firms can effectively share knowledge.
Colin Rogerson, associate and solicitor advocate at Dawson Cornwell, explains what family lawyers should know about surrogacy law.
Accreditation for family practitioners who meet the highest standards of expertise and client service.
This webinar on 31 May at 12.30 to 1.30pm will explore the significance of Wright v Troy Lucas and the implications for clients of commercial McKenzie friends.
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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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?
Free and confidential support and advice for Law Society members and employees of law firms. Call us on 020 7320 5675.
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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