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16 September 2019

Stephen Cretney: a tribute
Rebecca Probert pays tribute to Stephen CretneyStephen Cretney was an inspirational teacher and mentor, a meticulous and erudite scholar, and a true and kind friend. Born in Oxfordshire in 1936, he...
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The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP, speaking on Friday 13 September at the opening of eight new female genital mutilation (FGM) support clinics, has called for...
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The Office for National Statistics have recently published a survey looking into trends in living arrangements this month and it included some interesting results...The number of same-sex couple...
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A husband who failed to disclose all of his assets has failed in his appeal to set aside an order.Mr Moher appealed a financial remedy order made in May 2018 on the grounds that he should not have to...
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The proposed legislation covering divorce and domestic abuse were stopped in the early hours of this morning as parliament was closed for five weeks. They may return in the next parliament if they are...
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10 September 2019

Broken bonds
On 4 September in Westminster, grandparents and family professionals gathered together for Broken Bonds, a grandparent’s action day.The event explored the plight of grandchildren estranged from...
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On 25 October 1980, the world’s greatest powers entered into a unanimous international agreement. The subject: Discussing methods of securing the prompt return of children wrongfully removed to...
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The Queen has appointed 159 Recorders on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, The Right Honourable Robert Buckland QC MP, and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, The Right Honourable The Lord...
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The 'Commorientes Rule' is (meaning 'simultaneous deaths') found in Section 184 of the Law of Property Act 1925.  This rule states that if two or more people die in circumstances where it is not...
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The new legislation, introduced to the Scottish Parliament on 2 September 2019, aims to ensure that children’s best interests are at the centre of every family law case and that children’s...
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