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Remember A Charity Week

Remember A Charity Week

This week sees the launch of the annual Remember A Charity Week to promote the benefits of leaving a gift in your Will for a good cause. The week runs from the 6th to the 12th of September and encourages…

£500 Voucher Available Towards Family Mediation Costs

£500 Voucher Available Towards Family Mediation Costs

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) is investing one million pounds in supporting families who could benefit from using family mediation. The voucher scheme offers £500 towards the cost of using a mediator,…

No Fault Divorces will not come into effect until April 2022

No Fault Divorces will not come into effect until April 2022

Almost a year has gone by since legislation was passed allowing married couples to divorce without any fault from either party. The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 brought forward several…

Safety from Domestic Abuse and Special Measures in Remote and Hybrid Hearings

Safety from Domestic Abuse and Special Measures in Remote and Hybrid Hearings

The Family Justice Council has posted comprehensive guidance for the Courts to assist parties in family proceedings to implement and plan for special measures as we move into the digital arena to help…

Child Maintenance Payments Top £2.3 Billion

Child Maintenance Payments Top £2.3 Billion

The Department of Work and Pensions has recently released a set of new statistics on separated families covering the financial years ending 2019 to 2020. The data shows that 56% of families have a child…

Courts Remain Open During New Lockdown

Courts Remain Open During New Lockdown

It has been announced that courts will remain open during the new Covid-19 lockdown period that is currently in force across England.