John Bolch

John Bolch often wonders how he ever became a family lawyer. He no longer practises, but has instead earned a reputation as one of the UK's best-known family law bloggers.

A new strategy for child maintenance

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August 15, 2018 18 comments

I mentioned here briefly last month that the Department for Work and Pensions (‘DWP’) had published its response to its consultation seeking views on a new child maintenance compliance and arrears strategy. The House of Commons Library has just published a briefing paper considering the new measures set out by the DWP in its response,…

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A week of family law reform, legal aid and observations from the Specialist Domestic Violence Courts

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August 10, 2018 0 comments

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As I reported here, the seventh annual report on the implementation of Law Commission recommendations has been published. In the field of family law, there are three very important recommendations that have not yet been implemented, and that are awaiting a Government decision on implementation. They comprise reforms to clarify the law on financial remedies,…

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