The family court system is being overhauled, particularly in the area of public law. It is being streamlined and modernised.
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It’s not every day of the week that I have the privilege of being in the same room as not one, but two former judges of our Supreme Court; but that’s just happened to me today to me at Leeds Civic Hall.
The bi-annual Mustill lecture was named in honour of the great Lord Mustill, a retired Supreme Court
English divorce law was “designed for a wholly different era”, a High Court judge has claimed.
Sir Paul Coleridge said an independent commission should take a “new and fresh” look at divorce and financial provision law. He told the Family Law Conference in London this week:
A “green light” has been given to divorce settlements by private arbitration after a recent ruling, according to a former Lord Chancellor.
Lord Falconer of Thoroton commented to The Times on a divorce settlement agreed by a couple privately under Jewish law
A few weeks ago the government announced a wide-ranging package of family law reforms in the Children and Families Bill, and MPs have their first chance to debate and discuss the measures set out today when the bill reaches it second reading in the House of Commons.
A US citizen living in London has failed in her bid to obtain a temporary injunction to prevent her estranged husband from pursuing divorce proceedings in the US.
In the case of T v T the couple, both US citizens, had married in an unspecified state before
Stowe Family Law's partner firm Stowe Family Law Settlements, which will be offering a fixed price offer for cases conducted using arbitration and mediation in October.
You may have noticed a recent post I wrote concerning the prospect of arbitration in family law disputes and the potential benefits it may bring. I’m now delighted to announce that a family law arbitration scheme has launched in England under the Institute of Family Law Arbitrators.
The Government Response to the Family Justice Review, which was led by accountant David Norgrove and an almost exclusively child-focused committee, was published this week. Most of the report’s recommendations were, as expected, accepted.
Lord Wilson delivered a frank, easy to understand speech last night in London. It was noteworthy because he is the first senior figure in family law to publicly announce the imminent arrival of a new form of financial dispute resolution in family law.
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Marilyn Stowe is the senior partner in Stowe Family Law, which has offices in Yorkshire, Cheshire and London. With more than 30 years’ experience handling divorce cases and family law proceedings she is regarded as one of the most formidable and sought after divorce lawyers in the UK. In 2012, Marilyn became one of the first solicitors to qualify as a family law arbitrator.
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