Children

A fertile ground for reform

With women increasingly choosing technology-aided methods of conception, Hollie Orgee examines whether our fertility laws are fit for purpose

26 Feb 2021 | Children

Breach of legitimate expectation: an unambiguous promise

Sioned Wyn Roberts and Toby Vanhegan comment on the role of legitimate expectation in a successful judicial review involvng a domestic violence survivor an

12 Feb 2021 | Children

How can remote family hearings be improved?

Remote hearings cannot replicate a court room but they do the next best thing, says Emma Nash 

27 Jan 2021 | Children

Hidden but unprotected

Jennifer Twite warns lawyers to be cautious if they suspect a child client is passing information to the police

20 Jan 2021 | Children

Lockdown 2: child abuse campaign for young people in England

The government has launched a campaign to protect child abuse victims in England as tougher restrictions come into effect
 

17 Nov 2020 | Children

Family solutions group calls for child-centred approach away from the courts

A report makes sweeping recommendations including the creation of a support framework for children and young people whose parents separate

12 Nov 2020 | Children

Medical experts in family justice: recommendations for change

Judicial criticism of experts and poor remuneration are key causes of the shortage of medical experts in family proceedings, a report concluded

06 Nov 2020 | Children

The lockdown children

Sarah Jane Lenihan navigates the law surrounding child arrangements for feuding parents during the pandemic  

15 Sep 2020 | Children

Sidestepping court

Alec Samuels considers when a course of action relating to a child may be taken without going to court

03 Sep 2020 | Children

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