Could robot lawyers help you divorce?

By:

November 2, 2017 2 comments

family law

As artificial intelligence (AI) improves by leaps and bounds, more and more jobs traditionally done by humans appear to be at risk. The number of self-service checkouts in supermarkets and fast food restaurants is on the rise, deliveries are being done by drone and manufacturing is becoming increasingly robot-friendly. It doesn’t stop there. If a…

Continue reading…

Lawyers should embrace technology says President

September 22, 2017 2 comments

family court

The family justice system must recognise an increasing appetite for online options, the President of the Family Division has declared. Speaking at YRes, a conference for recently qualified solicitors, Sir James Munby highlighted the growing importance of technology in the delivery of justice. While acknowledging that not every case is suitable for processing via the…

Continue reading…

Association unveils fostering app

November 13, 2012 0 comments

news

The British Association of Adoption and Fostering (BAAF) has launched a new mobile app aimed at potential adopters and foster families. The app, the first of its kind, makes use of the GPS technology built into many modern devices to allow users to search for their nearest local authority, voluntary adoption agency or foster care…

Continue reading…

Bundled off (From Solicitors Journal)

October 28, 2011 2 comments

From my latest “Family Business” column in Solicitors Journal. Bundled off It’s a new dawn and Marilyn Stowe is feeling good about a future where digital files will replace bundles in court A few years ago a judge walked into the High Court where we were all sitting – silks, juniors, solicitors, assistant solicitors –…

Continue reading…