Archive of: 2021

Keeping your information secure and safe

Family law firms such as ours are obliged to comply with Solicitor’s Regulation Authority (SRA) guidelines on data protection, as well as the GDPR.

Cafcass advice for parents and carers on Covid-19 and the family courts

Information on attending family court during the pandemic.

Call to scrap child maintenance fees as 'unfair'

Child maintenance is the money a non-resident parent should pay to support their child’s upbringing. In many cases this money is essential for families.

New private law cases received by Cafcass rose by 6 per cent

New figures released by Cafcass have shown a rise in probate law cases of 6 percent, as compared to the equivalent period in 2020.

Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act

The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020, allowing married couples to divorce without assigning blame, will come into force on 6th April 2022.

'Separation contracts:' Bill and Melinda Gates show divorce agreement can be reached without litigation

Is it necessary to go through family courts to divorce?

Raising legal age of marriage to 18 in England and Wales

Campaigners have celebrated raising the legal age of marriage in the UK to 18. Currently couples can marry at 16, providing they have parental consent to do so.

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