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Unmarried Couples Entitlements and Cohabitation Agreements
  • Herrington Carmichael LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 19 2018

The number of cohabitating families has increased by almost 30 in the last decade, which has led to a rise in complex legal disputes after a break-up


Islamic marriages - are you really married under English law?
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • October 9 2018

However, under the notion of a void marriage, where the marriage is not valid because one of the essential elements for a valid marriage is missing


Varying or revoking a settlement order under the Children Act 1989
  • Stewarts
  • United Kingdom
  • September 17 2018

In Re C (A Child) (Schedule 1 Children Act Variation) the Family Court examined the power of a court to vary or revoke an order for the settlement of


Does Akhter v Khan now mean that English Law now recognises Shariah Marriages?
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 7 2018

At first glance, it might appear from the reported case of Akhter v Khan that we have now finally arrived at the stage where English civil law has


Supreme Court: CN & GN v Poole Borough Council
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • July 16 2018

The defendant is represented by Edward Faulks QC, Paul Stagg and Katie Ayres, instructed by Rob Hams of Wansbroughs. This appeal will consider the


International families and the price of child relocation without consent
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • June 28 2018

The recent case of a British mother of three young children who was extradited from the United States to England to face criminal charges relating to


International holidays post separation
  • Herrington Carmichael LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 22 2018

With the summer holidays fast approaching and thoughts turning to sandy beaches and trips away, taking your child on international holidays after the


Residual jurisdiction under the Children Act 1989: habitual residence vs physical presence
  • Stewarts
  • United Kingdom
  • May 24 2018

The father was of dual French and Moroccan nationality, and owned a property in Surrey. The mother was Canadian, with a home in Calgary. The parties


Can a straight line be drawn between a parent with extremist views and the significant harm suffered or likely to be suffered by a child?
  • Bindmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 14 2018

When a local authority seeks to issue care proceedings for a child within a family connected to alleged radicalisation or a family thought to be


Personal Injury Briefing - Abuse - Section 20 Children Act 1989: A trap for the unwary Local Authority
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • March 1 2018

One area expected to change further concerns Section 20 of the Children Act 1989. This provision established a duty upon a Local Authorities (LAs) to