Marriage & Civil partnership

The Cohabitation Rights Bill: Where are we now?

As the number of cohabiting couples increases, Carla Ditz considers whether new legislation will provide these families with adequate legal protection

60-second interview: Mena Ruparel on returning to practice

The solicitor and arbitrator talks to Laura Clenshaw about the pressures of returning to work in the significantly changed family courts

Same-sex marriage: A constitutional tidal wave?

Carla Ditz considers the response to legalisation of same-sex marriage in the US and whether other countries will now follow suit

Reforms to family justice: A force for change or disruption?

Resolution discusses whether modifications to the family courts have improved matters for the organisation and its clients, or whether the legal aid cuts have made the changes redundant

Private family law cases suffering as a result of court reforms

Resolution members say delays cause long-term conflict between parents

Piloting progress in family proceedings

Kevin Gibbs discusses the impact of a pilot scheme for the provision of DNA testing on children in private family law cases

Bakers to mount appeal against ‘gay cake’ ruling

The Christian Institute claim the court decision will have dramatic consequences if it is allowed to stand