The issue of conduct remains a tricky one for many to understand when it comes to divorce law, but what does conduct actually mean?
Schools across the UK have expressed their concerns as the government begins lifting lockdown restrictions, but what are your legal rights as parents?
Sir Andrew McFarlane, President of the Family Division, has today published ‘The Road Ahead’ for the Family Court in England and Wales.
Lockdown has not been a friend to domestic abuse victims. If you or someone you know is suffering, support is available from a range of specialist organisations and here at NLS. Being in lockdown has been tough; whilst the restrictions are starting to relax, we are unlikely to return to normal levels of movement and […]
If a local authority is involved with your family, you will have a social worker assigned to work with you and your child/ren. There are different levels of social work intervention before court proceedings and these include PLO Meetings, child protection plans and child in need plans. The Public Law Outline (PLO) is the final […]
Coventry Supervising Solicitor Shazia Saliheen recently secured a reported case for Forced Marriage Protection Orders (FMPO). Shazia has been representing the client since January 2018 concerning an application to discharge a forced marriage protection order made in January 2016 which the West Midlands Police (WMP) applied for to protect our client from the allegations around […]
The domestic violence lockdown is worrying Merseyside Police who are now encouraging everyone to become familiar with options within the 999 system. If people are not free to speak but are able to make a noise or press 55, it alerts the BT operator to the fact that you need help and they can then […]
Home Minister Priti Patel recently commented that “Domestic abuse victims are allowed to leave home to seek help at refuges despite rules to stop coronavirus spreading. “ If you or someone you know has been affected by domestic abuse, several organisations can help, including National Centre For Domestic Violence, Women’s Aid, & Refuge. National Legal Service […]
We are facing truly unprecedented times; a time in which the entire country is in the middle of a Public Health crisis on an unprecedented scale. Many parents have questioned the arrangements for the children to spend time with the other parent, where this has been determined by the court through a Child Arrangements Order. […]
Domestic abuse can take many forms. Frequent examples that we come across include verbal abuse, physical abuse, psychological abuse and sexual abuse although this is not an exhaustive list. Types of Injunction Both non-molestation orders and occupation orders are types of injunctions which can offer you protection from your abuser. They are Court Orders that […]