Family law

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Hugh Bevan obituary
Other lives: Law professor who helped to advance children’s rights in the 1970s

Martin Parry

15, Oct, 2021 @5:57 PM

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Enable family courts to protect domestic abuse victims | Letter
Letter: Campaigner and former family law solicitor Jan Williams calls for family courts to be able to attach powers of arrest to non-molestation orders, so breaches can be swiftly enforced

Letters

26, Aug, 2021 @5:12 PM

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Landmark UK court ruling due in ‘bride price’ dispute
Woman has taken her ex-husband and his parents to court seeking full payment of her mahr

Amelia Hill

16, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Disruptions, insults and the banana incident: family court judgment details delays in acrimonious case
Chief justice holds mediation in case punctuated by disruptive behaviour in court as part of push to clear backlog of 7,000 cases

Nino Bucci

06, Aug, 2021 @8:00 PM

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The discredited legal tactic that’s putting abused UK children in danger | Charlotte Proudman
Our family courts are allowing perpetrators to use the bogus idea of ‘parental alienation’ to gain access to their victims, says the human rights barrister Charlotte Proudman

Charlotte Proudman

21, Jul, 2021 @1:00 PM

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‘Punished for doing nothing wrong’: Queensland judge’s ‘dismaying’ decisions highlight crisis in family law courts
Gregory Egan’s decision to give a father custody of children while the mother was in hospital was just one of half a dozen that would be overturned

Nino Bucci

19, Jun, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Katy Rensten obituary
Other lives: Solicitor turned barrister who specialised in family law

Suzannah Dunn

07, Jun, 2021 @9:46 AM

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Calls for independent review into Australian judge and barrister’s undeclared relationship
WA judge and barrister appeared in multiple cases together, including one that is subject to an appeal to the high court

Nino Bucci

24, May, 2021 @1:53 AM

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Gates’s divorce reflects UK trend to settle out of court, say lawyers
Reported ‘separation contract’ of Bill and Melinda shows agreement can be reached without litigation

Amelia Hill

07, May, 2021 @11:49 AM

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Australian judge and barrister involved in same case fail to declare relationship
Lawyers for a Perth man say the contact between John Walters and Gillian Anderson strikes at the foundation of the justice system

Nino Bucci

22, Apr, 2021 @5:30 PM

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‘Clear and blatant’: the breaches of the Family Law Act that often come with no consequences
Section 121, which prevents identification of anyone involved in proceedings, is routinely breached yet rarely triggers a prosecution

Nino Bucci

14, Apr, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Lack of funding leaves Australian parents waiting months to see their children on supervised visits
In some parts of the country, it can take up to a year to find a place for a weekly supervised meeting

Nino Bucci

11, Apr, 2021 @10:30 PM

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