Family Law

  • Same sex families: Legal facts you need to know

    Same sex families: Legal facts you need to know

    The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 changed the law on the rights of same sex parents, creating new rules for parenthood for lesbian and gay couples. If you are a same sex couple and are thinking about having a baby, whether… Read More

  • The Regulation of Surrogacy Agreements

    The Regulation of Surrogacy Agreements

    Two surrogacy cases have hit the national headlines in the past week, adding to the increase of reported cases in this highly complex area of family law. The number of emerging cases perfectly demonstrates the diversity of modern families.… Read More

  • Children of same sex families

    Children of same sex families

    Sir Elton John and David Furnish, one of the first same sex couples to marry in December 2014 and who have two children born through surrogate IVF, have criticised comments made by those in the fashion industry that such children are… Read More

  • Divorced mothers are told by Judges they must find work

    Divorced mothers are told by Judges they must find work

    The recent case in the Court of Appeal of Tracey Wright, the ex-wife of Newmarket racehorseurgeon Ian Wright, is the latest in a line of authorities where Judges have made it clear that if ausband is ordered to pay money from income to a… Read More

  • Coping with separation in the New Year

    Coping with separation in the New Year

    Along with gym memberships, cases of separation and divorce surge in the early part of the New Year. The theory for this surge is simply that people think just get through Christmas and make a fresh start in the New Year But unlike… Read More

  • Separation, divorce and the over 60s

    Separation, divorce and the over 60s

    According to research published last month by the International Longevity Centre (UK), the number of men and women aged over 60 experiencing divorce in England and Wales has risen by a staggering 85% between 1990 and 2012. The… Read More