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Covid19 – Father losses legal battle to prevent his children from returning to school.

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Author: Jolene Hutchison

As the nation gets ready to send those pupils in reception, Year 1 and Year 6 back to school next...

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Wills and Trusts Disputes – Covid 19

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Author: Rekha Toor

Whilst the courts may have physically closed their doors, this has not stopped Wills and Trusts disputes (also known as...

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Orders for Sale – Family Home

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Author: Jolene Hutchison

Typically, the main asset for divorcing couples is the family home, which may need to be sold to achieve a fair division of the assets...

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Rapid consultation on remote hearings in Family Law cases

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Author: Sarah Forster

The Nuffield Family Justice Observatory (NFJO) has recently published a rapid consultation on the use of remote hearings in family...

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A COVID-19 Babyboom? Financial Claims for Unmarried Parents

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Author: Charlotte Southworth

It is being suggested that 12-18 months post lockdown, there may be a baby boom. For those couples who are...

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Child Arrangement Orders and COVID-19

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Author: Celia Whittuck

During these new and uncertain times, many parents are naturally worried about child arrangements and potentially breaching Court orders. Here’s...

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Child Maintenance – the impact of Covid19

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Author: Sarah Forster

Parents are responsible for the costs of bringing up their children, this will not change during the  Covid19 pandemic. When...

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Residential Leases – Don’t leave it too late!

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Author: Gary Bunce

Unlike owning a freehold property, owners of leasehold properties need to be more mindful to review what is after all...

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Two-week rapid consultation on remote hearings in the Family Court launched

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Author: Jolene Hutchison

Last week, the President of the Family Division, Sir Andrew McFarlane announced the commencement of a two-week rapid consultation on...

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Locking up the legal issues when planning ahead in the virus crisis

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Author: Joanna Mills

NHS workers fighting Covid-19 on the front line, together with the elderly and vulnerable, lie behind a huge spike in...

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COVID19 – Divorce – Is my financial Order final?

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Author: Jolene Hutchison

The huge impact COVID19 is having on the economy will have a knock-on effect on financial Orders arising on divorce....

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COVID 19 – Access to justice in the family courts. What is the alternative to the Court system?

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Author: Jolene Hutchison

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Author: Celia Whittuck

The President of the Family Division and Head of Family Justice, Sir Andrew McFarlane, acknowledged in his “Covid-19: National Guidance...

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