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Family Law Awards 2016 shortlist 31 August 2016 Jordan Publishing is delighted to announce the shortlist of nominees for the Family Law Awards 2016. USA signs Hague 2007 Maintenance Convention David Hodson OBE 31 August 2016 On 30 August 2016, Barack Obama, President of the United States of America, signed the instrument of ratification of the USA to the 2007 Hague Child Support and Maintenance Convention. This had been eagerly awaited for several yeas and follows much hard work by US family lawyers, by the Hague Convention on Private International Law, and by many others.
Extending the great safety net Alex Ruck-Keene 31 August 2016 In Al-Jeffery v Al-Jeffery (Vulnerable Adult: British Citizen)  EWHC 2151 (Fam), Holman J has confirmed for the first time that the High Court can exercise an inherent protective jurisdiction over a vulnerable British adult on the basis of their nationality, even if they are not habitually resident in England and Wales.