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...
The impact of technology on family law: Part 1 - Procedure Byron James 20 May 2016 Byron James discusses the two main impacts technology has on the family law practitioner: procedure will increasingly focus more on the online and less on paper, and the way that we use technology in cases - for discovery and enforcement - will become more and more important. Brexit: England and Wales as a global family law leader or EU-emasculated? David Hodson 19 May 2016 With so many horror stories of 'Project Fear' if we were to leave the EU, what is and might be the family law position? I wrote on this subject 12 months ago in the concluding chapter of Jordan Publishing's International Family Law Practice and little has changed. I identify first the concerns about EU involvement and ambitions in our family law and then analyse the impact on areas of family law if we left.
Brexit: to Hell in a handcart - Episode One Rebecca Bailey-Harris & John Wilson QC 18 May 2016 We two authors are avowedly in favour of the United Kingdom remaining within the European Union. Our views are founded in the political and social realities on which membership is based and from which the legal consequences flow.
PRIVATE LAW CHILDREN: Re Z (A Chid) (No 2)  EWHC 1191 (Fam) Hearing Date: 16 May 2016 Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division Family Division The President of the Family Division made a declaration that s 54(1) and s 54(2) of the HFEA 2008 were incompatible with Art 8 taken in conjunction with Art 14 of the European Convention.
PUBLIC LAW CHILDREN: Re E (A Child)  EWCA Civ 473 Hearing Date: 07 April 2016 Lord Justice McFarlane, Lady Justice Gloster and Lady Justice Macur Court of Appeal The Court of Appeal allowed the appeal from findings of sexual abuse made against the father and his teenage son.
Public Guardian practice note: family care payments 19 May 2016 The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) has published a practice note on family care payments, also known as gratuitous care payments. It sets out the legal framework and the OPG's view of how Court of Protection deputies should approach family care payments, including factors for them to consider when deciding on the level of such payments. To receive the latest developments subscribe to our weeklyemail alerter, follow us on Twitter@JordansFamLawor join ourLinkedIn Group.