Winner of the prestigious British and Irish Association of Law Librarians (BIALL) Legal Journals Award 2017. The BIALL Award recognises and rewards excellence in legal serials publishing.Family Law
– the title of reference and record in the field of family law since 1970 – is the leading practitioner journal compiled by experts for family law professionals. The journal features the latest official guidance, in-depth case analysis and topical articles. Contents also include regular columns from the Family Law Bar Association, Resolution, The Law Society and the Association of Her Majesty's District Judges as well as news and research updates, letters and book reviews.Family Law journal
is available as either a print or online subscription.
A subscription to Family Law journal
- Personal comment from distinguished family law experts on all topical issues
- Short case reports and analysis of all important family and child law cases
- In-depth articles from leading practitioners, academics and professionals involved in the justice system
- Latest news on all key developments in family law, policy and practice
- Regular updates from the Association of District Judges, Law Society, FLBA and Resolution
- Practice Directions reproduced in full
- Other features include book reviews, letters, Resolution news and a diary of events
October  Fam LawComment
In the matter of X: blood on our hands or a call to arms? - Dr Jaime Craig Update
- ‘What’s love got to do with it?’ First defended divorce to go to UKSC: Owens v Owens
- Mills goes to Supreme Court Divorce petitions: in with the new: Out with co-respondents
- Evidence of sexual abuse in children proceedings after Wolverhampton v JA
- Family Law Awards 2017 shortlist
- The importance of child friendly judgments Dr Claire Fenton-Glynn
- Financial remedy update: Autumn 2017 - Martin Loxley, Andrew Newbury and Grant Howell
- Child succession and secure tenancies - Mark Pawlowski
- The registration of marriages - Professor Rebecca Probert
- Variation of nuptial settlements in financial remedies: Part II: The process of variation - James Webb and Antonia Barker
- Maintaining sibling relationships in care and adoption - Judith Pepper
- Spousal maintenance and gender inequality - Rosie Schumm and Christine Abbotts
- Combining expert assessment and intervention during FDAC proceedings and trauma informed approaches - Jo-Ann Maycock, Dr Sheena Webb and Tom Borro
- Enforcement of orders relating to children and the proposals for a future revamp - Philip Hunter
- Equal pension rights to same-sex couples: Walker v Innospec - Simon Tyler
- Dispute Resolution Brexit, non-court dispute resolution, and family justice - Lucinda Ferguson
- Child’s perspective: relocation and abduction cases
- Evidence of vulnerable and child witnesses
- Children should be our future: Re X (A Child)
- Jewish and Muslim women seeking a religious divorce
- Cafcass statistics
- ADCS – Cafcass agreement withdrawn
- Domestic abuse and child contact
- Children in care voluntarily
- Parents who lack litigation capacity
- Surrogacy, single people and parental orders
"the principal (monthly) periodical dealing with contemporary issues"
Sir Mark Potter P (September 2008)
“widely read legal periodical amongst the district bench according to recent Bulletin survey"
Law Bulletin, Volume 21 Number 2 (Summer 2010)
Elizabeth Walsh Solicitor and MediatorCASE EDITORS
Rebecca Bailey-Harris Barrister, 1 Hare Court
; Professor Emeritus, University of Bristol
Caroline Bridge Barrister and Solicitor, High Court of New Zealand; Honorary Fellow, University of Manchester;
Gillian Douglas Professor of Law, Cardiff Law School, Cardiff UniversityCONSULTANT EDITOR
The Hon Mr Justice Stephen CobbJournals Manager
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