Category: Family Law

Harsher punishments for people who emotionally or psychologically abuse partners

Perpetrators convicted of domestic abuse are more likely go to prison under new sentencing guidelines announced this week.

Foster review’s findings could put vulnerable children at “real risk”, says professional body

Nagalro, the professional association for Family Court Advisers, Children’s Guardians and Independent Social Workers, has backed Independent Reviewing Officers (IROs) after a recent review of foster care in England recommended that they should be “dispensed with”.

Top family judge to consider transparency of family court system

Sir James Munby, the most senior family court judge in England and Wales, will review a decade-long case with hopes that it can be resolved.