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“No-fault” legislation to reform divorce law in England and Wales

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This week, the Scottish Government revealed the much awaited Children (Scotland) Bill following their extensive consultation, which began over a year ago. Many practitioners will agree that an overhaul of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995 was long over-due. Whether the …Continue reading

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With the excitement of fresher’s week around the corner, it raises the question of the financial obligations that parents have towards their children when they begin university. It is relatively well known that where an individual is under the age …Continue reading

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“They still remain dedicated parents to all of their animals they share while lovingly taking this time apart. Please respect their process and privacy.” This was the quote made by Miley Cyrus’ spokesperson following the breaking meows that Miley and …Continue reading

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With more than 3.84 billion people across the world using social media, in the event that you find yourself divorcing or in dispute about your children – who exactly has access to your information and what can you do to …Continue reading

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On Monday night, another summer of love came to an end as the Love Island villa closed its doors. It was a whirlwind 8 weeks full of love, drama and texts (MESSAGE!). There were highs, lows, arguments and make ups …Continue reading

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A court in Australia has ruled that a sperm donor is the legal father of a child because he was involved in her life. The brief facts of the case are as follows- Robert Masson and Susan Parsons agreed to …Continue reading

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It has just been announced that we will be able to get expert health advice using Amazon Alexa devices under partnership with the NHS.  Will we ever get to the stage where Alexa, or other forms of AI, will be …Continue reading

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On 6 June 2019 the Law Commission of England and Wales and the Scottish Law Commission announced that the laws which currently govern surrogacy should be reviewed with a view to improving support to the child, the surrogates and the …Continue reading

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Last week, Scottish Mediation published a report titled “Bringing Mediation into the Mainstream in Civil Justice in Scotland”. As many of you will know, mediation is a process for resolving disputes. An important point to note about the process is …Continue reading

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After the Father’s Day celebrations of the weekend, it seems the perfect time to reflect on whether a father has parental rights and responsibilities in respect of a child and, if not, how these can be gained. Unlike a child’s …Continue reading

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