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Child Protection Plans On The Rise

Date: December 14th, 2015 - Written by: Brookman Solicitors

  Recent statistics released by the Department for Education have revealed a rise in 2015 of the number of UK children who became the subject of a child protection plan. A child protection plan is applied only after investigation by the local authority. Should the authority deem the child or children in question to be… Read the full article

Couple vows to amend adoption order legislation

Date: December 8th, 2015 - Written by: Brookman Solicitors

The dangers of speedy adoption proceedings were highlighted in Family Law Week recently, after it was revealed that a couple had been accused of abusing their baby, which was then removed from their care. In 2012, the couple, Karrissa Cox and Richard Carter, took their six week old baby to the Royal Surrey County Hospital,… Read the full article

When child maintenance payments are disputed

Date: December 4th, 2015 - Written by: Brookman Solicitors

  Brookman appeared in The Independent on Sunday recently, discussing a number of issues surrounding non-payment of child maintenance. “There are a number of reasons why a non-resident party may not maintain regular payments”, explains associate partner, Aziz Malik. “These can range from the knowledge that the resident parent is perfectly able to cope financially… Read the full article

Catholic church to change stance on divorce

Date: October 9th, 2015 - Written by: Brookman Solicitors

  For many years, Pope Francis has made public his opinion on the Catholic church’s traditional view of marriage and divorce. Until now, those of the Catholic faith were unable to be divorced and still accepted by the church. Considering marriage to last a lifetime, anyone who divorced and remarried was treated as an adulterer… Read the full article

How divorce differs between Scotland and England

Date: October 6th, 2015 - Written by: Brookman Solicitors

  Many people don’t realise that divorcing in Scotland is not the same process or same legal system as divorcing in England or Wales. And as The Scotsman newspaper pointed out recently, further complications can occur when there is a crossover between the Scottish and English legal systems so it’s worth knowing how the two… Read the full article

Travelling to South Africa with Children

Date: September 24th, 2015 - Written by: Brookman Solicitors

  South Africa has brought in wide-ranging new rules to combat child trafficking across its borders. Unfortunately the effect of these new rules is likely to produce complications for ordinary residents and visitors, and is unlikely to inhibit any trafficking. The new regulations require that parents travelling with children to or from South Africa must… Read the full article

Court Gives Mother Permission For Child To Live In South Africa

Date: August 4th, 2015 - Written by: Brookman Solicitors

  Family Law Week reports that the Family Court has granted a contested application by a mother to take her eight year old son with her to live in Angola. The mother was born in Angola but as a child, moved with her family to London. It was there she met an Englishman and entered… Read the full article

Post-Nuptial Agreements: What Are They And How Do They Work?

Date: July 29th, 2015 - Written by: Brookman Solicitors

  Pre-nuptial agreements are now a fairly common occurrence within the marital landscape but, reports, a growing number of married couples are also now using post-nuptial agreements. As its name suggests, a post-nuptial agreement (post-nup for short) is entered into after a marriage has taken place. It sets out details of what should happen… Read the full article

High Court Refuses Application To Have Deceased Woman’s Eggs Fertilised

Date: July 22nd, 2015 - Written by: Brookman Solicitors

Family Law Week reports that in a recent case before the High Court, permission was refused for the parents of a deceased daughter to export her frozen eggs to the USA for fertilisation and implanting in the deceased’s mother. The young woman’s eggs had been removed and frozen unfertilised, after she was diagnosed with bowel… Read the full article

The Rising Tide of Divorced Senior Citizens

Date: July 16th, 2015 - Written by: Brookman Solicitors

  The press has recently reported that the divorce rate amongst senior citizens in England and Wales almost doubled between 2001 and 2011. The 2011 national census, published by the Office of National Statistics, reveals that 8.7% of people aged 65 and over were divorced. In the 2001 census, the corresponding figure was 5.2%. Indeed,… Read the full article

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