Insights and opinions on the latest law, legislation and policies.
Grandparents and Christmas – Access to Grandchildren
Solicitor Meera Shinh looks at the difficult issue of grandparent visitation rights..
Keeping kids first helps minimise fallout from family breakdown
A local family lawyer is campaigning for a change in the law to reduce the fallout from divorce on children
Thin red lines or clear blue water – the child protection labyrinth
Child protection is an issue both of paramount importance and complexity. Understandably, it is rarely out of the news.
Universal credit – delays and the impact on divorced or divorcing couples
The BBC has reported that the Universal Credit (UC) rollout has been fraught with difficulties. The idea is that it will simplify an overcomplicated…
Termination of parental responsibility, and the court’s range of draconian powers
The case of PM v CF has provided a recent example of circumstances in which courts will be prepared to agree to some of the most draconian orders in…