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Mediation taskforce proposals akin to ‘putting sticking plaster over a broken leg’

The proposals from the Ministry of Justice to boost the use of publicly funded mediation services are well intentioned, but…

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Do divorced parents have a right to be angry over psychologist’s child damage claims?

By Kate Banerjee, head of our children’s team Penelope Leach’s assertion that young children’s brain development can be damaged by…

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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…

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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…

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Countdown to new family laws: an overview of the Children and Families Bill

  Major legislation that will overhaul the family court system and have far reaching implications for divorcing couples has been…