The Government has announced that children will have a greater say in family court cases and that children involved in any type of family case,… Read More »Children to have a greater say in family court cases and decisions about their future
Registration has now opened for a new marriage tax allowance. The allowance is available to those whose income is less than £10,600 in the 2015… Read More »Married couples and civil partners can register online for a new tax allowance
Claims against local councils could be set to rise if it is found that there has been a breach in any of the child’s human… Read More »Claims Could Rise For Failures In Child In Care
A number of case in recent years of parents leaving children at home to go on holiday has brought the issue of how old a… Read More »How Old Does A Child Need To Be Left At Home Alone
From September all family court judges will be able to order DNA tests to determine a child’s parentage. This decision follows two pilot schemes in… Read More »DNA testing to be provided in all private family law proceedings
The Office of National Statistics released figures today which show the number of civil partnerships formed in the UK in 2013 was 6,276 which was… Read More »New figures released show Civil Partnerships in decline
Arguing over the reason for the marriage breakdown is unnecessary, hurtful and will result in time consuming litigation.
In the recent case of Lindner v Rawlins, there was a considerable amount of litigation between the parties including divorce proceedings in which each petitioned… Read More »Arguing over the reason for the marriage breakdown is unnecessary, hurtful and will result in time consuming litigation.
Schedule 1 to the Children Act 1989 (Schedule 1) was intended to make financial provision for the children of unmarried parents when they separated. Under… Read More »Schedule 1 to The Children Act 1989 applications – not just for the wealthy!
DWP report states non-resident parents paying child maintenance hits an ‘all time high’ – does this reflect reality?
According to a recent Department for Work and Pensions report (DWP), the number of non-resident parents who are paying towards the cost of their children… Read More »DWP report states non-resident parents paying child maintenance hits an ‘all time high’ – does this reflect reality?
Over the past few years studies have shown more women than ever are the main breadwinners in their families. According to a study undertaken by… Read More »Increase in female breadwinners in the UK and financial settlements