Archive of: April, 2021
In what is known as ‘voice of the child,’ dependent on their age and ability to understand what is going on, children can have their voice heard as part of the mediation process.
In the latest financial year ending 2020 it is estimated that there were 2.4 million separated families in Great Britain, including 3.6 million children in separated families.
Private law demand is generally used to refer to applications made following a divorce or separation about the arrangements for children.
Last month, a webinar was produced looking at effective safeguards recommended to ensure the use of remote hearings in family courts maintain access to justice.
Tatiana Akhmedova, the ex-wife of Russian billionaire Farkhad Akhmedov, won a High Court case against her son in the latest instalment of a long-running courtroom battle.
If you are cohabiting, that is, living together with a partner as a couple, without being married or in a civil partnership, you may be shocked to learn there are very few legal rights in the event of a split.
Latest figures from the Ministry of Justice show family mediation starts continue to increase the last quarter.