Legal Aid: The least glamorous arm of the welfare state

General | March 17, 2014

The legal profession is not known for its activism. Rather the general populous assumes that its members are conservative by nature and disinclined towards radical change. So when a former Conservative MP, turned member of the Bar Sir Ivan Lawrence QC, tells a thousand-strong demonstration by barristers and solicitors that he is ashamed of the […]

Pre-nups, needs and fees : The last week in family law

Weekly Family Law Update | March 6, 2014

The Law Commission has published its much-anticipated report on Matrimonial Property, Needs and Agreements. The Commission recommended that the Family Justice Council produce authoritative guidance on what constitutes “financial needs”. It also recommended that legislation be enacted to introduce “qualifying nuptial agreements”. These would be enforceable contracts, not subject to the scrutiny of the courts, […]

Divorce: What it means to our children

General | March 3, 2014

Here at Prince Family Law we find that divorce is a topic discussed right across the web – and not just by other law firm sites or legal organisations. Divorce is an issue that touches nearly every family in the UK in some way or other. We’ve written before about how patterns of divorce in […]