The Family Law newsletter provides you with all the latest news, judgments, articles and guidance to ensure you are up to date with the latest developments and their impact on practice.
NewsDraft guidance published on anonymisation of children judgments
19 August 2016
A project funded by the Nuffield Foundation and supported by the Association of Lawyers for Children aims to develop draft guidance to assist judges in the anonymisation of children judgments in public law procedures.
ArticlesHow to budget: projecting living expenses during divorce
17 August 2016
Divorcing clients are sometimes surprised that one of the key documents their lawyer will ask them to complete is a budget of their projected living expenses. However, the principle of need is often a significant determining factor in the vast majority of divorce cases. A thorough and comprehensive list of household outgoings is necessary in order to reach a financial settlement between divorcing parties.Can I use the Family court to issue a freestanding TOLATA claim?
Graeme Fraser - @gsf1996
16 August 2016
The Civil Courts Structure Review Report by Lord Justice Briggs, published at the end of July 2016, intends to provide clarity about the running of TOLATA claims to those who use the Family Court.