Tag: Family Law News

High Court Rules Humanist Marriages Not Legally Recognised – Yet

Six UK couples have lost a landmark challenge over the legal recognition of humanist marriages. The High Court...

No-Fault Divorces Set To Start From Autumn 2021

No-fault divorces are set to become available to divorcing couples from autumn 2021. The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation...

Family Court Issues Coronavirus Child Arrangements Advice

The Family Court has provided guidance for parents concerned about complying with child arrangement orders (CAOs) during...

Millions Yet to Apply for Power of Attorney Fee Refund

More than £54 million in refunds are yet to be claimed by individuals who were overcharged when...

No Fault Divorce Bill Set to Go Before Parliament

The Ministry of Justice has announced that the so-called ‘no fault’ divorce Bill is to be one...

Government Allocates New Grants to Support Domestic Abuse Victims in Court

The government has announced it is to make just under £900,000 available in grants to provide in-court...

Future of McKenzie Reforms Remain Unclear

The government has been called on by the Judicial Executive Board (JEB) to rule on the future...

Cohabitants Warned Not to Fall Foul of Common Law Marriage Myth

A recent survey has revealed common law marriage remains a commonly held myth. 46% of the public believe...

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