The value of a family business or business interest is treated as an asset and therefore part of the matrimonial pot to be distributed when it comes to negotiating a financial settlement on divorce or...
Family Procedure Rules a new procedural code for family proceedings (CP 19/06) available on www.dca.gov.uk/index.htm. For further details see October  Fam Law 824. Consultation closes 1 December 2006.
Care Matters: Transforming the lives of children and young people in care (Cm 6932) available on www.dfes.gov.uk/consultations. For further details see November  Fam Law 991. Consultation closes 15 January 2007.
The Chief Medical Officer's report Bearing Good Witness: Proposals for reforming the delivery of medical expert evidence in family law cases (Department of Health) is available on www.dh.gov.uk/Consultations/LiveConsultations/fs/en. For further details see Newswatch above. Consultation closes 28 February 2007.