The Law Commission has today opened a consultation on how best to enforce financial orders and have sought the views of the profession to help assist in the reform. This is a welcomed review for a number of reasons.


Recent Case shows need for Clean Break Order

By Paul Hunt at 00:00

Divorce stories are ten a penny when it comes to ex-spouses at loggerheads but the latest case in the Supreme Court has seen a woman seeking financial support from her now-millionaire ex-husband – 20 years after their divorce was finalised.


Family Drug and Alcohol Courts Set To Expand

By Paul Hunt at 13:08

As Family lawyers we see every type of family setup and scenario passing through our doors and the Courts. This can often include cases involving parents with drug and alcohol abuse problems and the battle to obtain custody if there is proven abuse issues can be a long road to resolution.


Domestic Violence Scheme Pilots In North West

By Paralegal at 14:48

Domestic violence remains one of the most sensitive areas of Family and Criminal law and the fight against it is a pressure that the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) continues to strive to improve to obtain justice for victims.


Soap Opera Highlights Parent's Responsibility

By Paul Hunt at 14:00

Regular viewers of Coronation Street will know that hairdresser David Platt has not exactly always been the most innocent of characters having been involved in his fair share of bust-ups and brawls. But more recently it seems he is ditching his bad boy ways and putting estranged wife Kylie’s son Max as his priority and seeking the advice of a Family Law solicitor.