Divorce experts back no-fault divorces

May 16, 2018 1 comment

93% of Stowe Family Law’s divorce experts back no-fault divorces. In February, we undertook an in-house research project at Stowe Family Law to gauge opinions from our expert divorce lawyers on reforming divorce laws in England and Wales. And the results were in resounding favour of reform with 85% off those questioned backing calls for…

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New Resolution Chair promises to keep on campaigning

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April 24, 2018 0 comments

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But will it make any difference? For the benefit of those who don’t know, I suppose I should begin this post by explaining exactly what Resolution is. It is an association of family lawyers (originally, and I think rather more helpfully, called the ‘Solicitors Family Law Association’, or ‘SFLA’ for short), which was formed in…

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Senior Judge highlights evidence-based reasoning

April 16, 2018 2 comments

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The Senior President of Tribunals stressed the importance of evidence-based reasoning in a speech earlier this month. In a talk entitled The Role of the Justice System in Decision-making for Children, Sir Ernest Ryder said “Since the publication of the Family Justice Review in 2011, the family justice system has been undergoing a systematic programme…

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Has Lady Hale already decided the Owens appeal?

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January 29, 2018 2 comments

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As someone who is approaching the tenth anniversary of joining Twitter (I really should get a life), I suppose I understand better than most the limitations of the platform for delivering serious subject-matter. Even with the recent doubling of the character count, tweets are inevitably superficial, giving information with no detail and no background, so…

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