Marriage & Civil partnership

MoJ report recommends legal advice for litigants in person

Increase in legal costs for represented party when one or more litigants in person involved in family la

‘Two-tier’ family justice system needs more government support

Free family mediation for couples in England and Wales set t

Mothers and fathers have no presumption to shared parenting

New law on 'parental involvement' comes into force despite 'anxiety' from the lega

Courts rapidly becoming lawyer-free zones

Child contact, residency and maintenance payments issues are being decided on without the input of solicitors o

Children’s Commissioner report suggests justice system is failing young people

Children unable to resolve complex legal problems because of lack of access to specialis

Disorder in the court

The increase of litigants in person has increased the risk of disruption, particularly in the family court, says District Judge Rober

Cutting edge in family law

Mediation will never replace litigation, says Marilyn Stowe, but nevertheless should be nurtured as a valuabl