FGM, children cases, statistics and more

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December 15, 2017 1 comment

family law

A week in family law Statistics regarding the incidence of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in England, for the period from July to September 2017, have been published by the NHS. During that period there were 1,760 individual women and girls who had an attendance where FGM was identified or a procedure for FGM was undertaken….

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EU announces new marital property regulation

June 21, 2016 0 comments

family life

The Council of the European Union has announced a new multi-country regulation on the distribution of marital assets following divorce. If passed, the new regulation would implement “enhanced cooperation on jurisdiction, applicable law and the recognition and enforcement of decisions in matters of matrimonial property regimes”. To date, 18 member states have expressed a willingness…

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UK births rise in last decade

September 3, 2015 0 comments

The number of babies born in the UK has steadily risen over the last decade but is still lower than it was 50 years ago. Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have revealed that the number of UK births fell from around 1,014,700 births in 1964 to 716,000 in 2004. Since then, however,…

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