Article

What the new Child Arrangements Orders mean for separating parents

If you are contemplating a divorce or separation from your partner or spouse, your first concern will usually be for…

Article

Mum on the run – a desperate response to family courts’ tougher stance?

By Kate Banerjee, partner and head of the children’s department The sad case of three-year-old Ethan Minnock, who is in…

Article

Mental health concerns for children caught in the middle of divorce

By Kate Banerjee, head of our children’s team As the new Children and Families’ Act  brings a plethora of changes…

Article

Why the new Children and Families Act could do more harm than good

By Kate Banerjee, head of our children’s team A new Act designed with children’s best interests at heart – and…

Article

Why off the shelf divorces could be past their sell by dates

The departure of Christina Blacklaws, director of the Co-ops Legal Services, once again highlights the issue – will people really…

Article

How will new family laws determine children’s fate?

Child Arrangement Orders, designed to meet the best interests of the child, rather than what a parent wants, are a…