Family courts volume of work at “an all time high.”

Sir Andrew McFarlane, the president of the Family Division of the High Court and the most senior family court judge in England and Wales has stated that everyone working in “family justice” is currently operating at the “extent of their capacity”. He has outlined that a significant number of agencies and law firms have had […]

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International Women’s Day

8th March 2022 International Women’s Day (IWD) has its origins in the US. In 1908, 15,000 women marched through New York City demanding shorter working hours, better pay and voting rights. Spurred by the demonstrations, the Socialist Party of America declared the first National Woman’s Day, which was observed in the US on 28 February. […]

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Coercive control and the family courts.

“My ex used the justice system as a form of coercive control – the law should not aid the abuse of women” I have composed a number of articles within my blog addressing the issues of attendance at the family courts or indeed during on line hearings for women who have/are experiencing domestic abuse and […]

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