Court of Appeal grants appeal in posthumous conception case 01 July 2016 The Court of Appeal has granted the appeal in R (On the application of Mr and Mrs M) v Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority  EWCA Civ 611, ruling that the late daughter gave consent to her mother conceiving after her death.
Courts 'costs rule' sets precedent for family disputes over wills 27 June 2016 The High Court has handed a costs judgment for in excess of £65,000 in the case of Elliot v Simmonds  EWHC 962 (Ch), setting a precedent that the courts will make costs orders against claimants who pursue weak will challenges, act obstructively, cause delay and increase costs without incurring costs themselves.
PSL Essential Update - June 2016 Amy Royce-Greensill - @AmyRoyceG 01 July 2016 In the month that Britain (or 52% of Britain) made the historic (and controversial) decision to leave the EU, what has happened in family law?
A Day in the Life of ... DDJ Jonathan James DDJ Jonathan James - @nfasltd 28 June 2016 I am variously a Deputy District Judge with a s 8 children ticket, a law trainer and now family law arbitrator. When not sitting in the North West, I train lawyers and GPs and have just set up a family law arbitration service.
Brexit and national family law David Hodson OBE - @DMHodson 28 June 2016 David Hodson OBE sets out some preliminary reflections on the impact on domestic, national family law of the UK voting to leave the EU.
COSTS: Elliot v Simmonds  EWHC 962 (Fam) Hearing Date: 29 April 2016 Edward Murray (sitting as a Deputy Judge of the Chancery Division) Chancery Division Costs judgment setting a precedent that the courts will make costs orders against claimants who pursue weak will challenges, act obstructively, cause delay and increase costs without incurring costs themselves. To receive the latest developments subscribe to our weeklyemail alerter, follow us on Twitter@JordansFamLawor join ourLinkedIn Group.