Children

Public law working group calls for urgent legal aid review

The president's final public law working group (PLWG) report is out and calls for an urgent review of legal aid for parents
 

02 Mar 2021 | Children

A fertile ground for reform

With women increasingly choosing technology-aided methods of conception, Hollie Orgee examines whether our fertility laws are fit for purpose

26 Feb 2021 | Children

Breach of legitimate expectation: an unambiguous promise

Sioned Wyn Roberts and Toby Vanhegan comment on the role of legitimate expectation in a successful judicial review involvng a domestic violence survivor an

12 Feb 2021 | Children

How can remote family hearings be improved?

Remote hearings cannot replicate a court room but they do the next best thing, says Emma Nash 

27 Jan 2021 | Children

Hidden but unprotected

Jennifer Twite warns lawyers to be cautious if they suspect a child client is passing information to the police

20 Jan 2021 | Children

Lockdown 2: child abuse campaign for young people in England

The government has launched a campaign to protect child abuse victims in England as tougher restrictions come into effect
 

17 Nov 2020 | Children

Family solutions group calls for child-centred approach away from the courts

A report makes sweeping recommendations including the creation of a support framework for children and young people whose parents separate

12 Nov 2020 | Children

Medical experts in family justice: recommendations for change

Judicial criticism of experts and poor remuneration are key causes of the shortage of medical experts in family proceedings, a report concluded

06 Nov 2020 | Children

The lockdown children

Sarah Jane Lenihan navigates the law surrounding child arrangements for feuding parents during the pandemic  

15 Sep 2020 | Children

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