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New law gives time off and pay to bereaved parents
The Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill has now been published. This will give bereaved parents the right to time off work following the death…
Civil partnerships v marriage – is divorce the same?
We have explored the differences between marriage and civil partnership. But how do you go about bringing such a relationship to an end?
Court bars millionaire banker who refused to pay maintenance from making further applications
A millionaire banker has suffered defeat in the Court of Appeal in his bid to overturn a Hadkinson order and to vary maintenance paid to his ex-wife.
What does 'living in the same household' actually mean?
In claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 'living in the same household' can be a crucial element to succeeding…
Child arrangements orders and the abolition of residence and contact
From 22 April a number of significant changes in family law were introduced as the Children and Families Act 2014 came into force.