Weekly Family Law Update April 21, 2021

Rules, costs and Cafcass figures

Former President criticises lawyers not complying with rules The former President of the Family Division Sir James Munby has severely criticised lawyers for failing to comply with rules in lengthy family court cases. Sir James retired in 2018 but still sits as a judge on certain cases. At the end of a recent judgment he […]

Weekly Family Law Update April 15, 2021

Family Law Specialists Continue to Expand

Prince Family Law are pleased to announce the appointment of  Adam Kidd who joins our highly experienced Sheffield Team as part of our planned and ongoing expansion.    Adam qualified as a solicitor in 2016 and since that date has specialised exclusively in family law with a particular emphasis on marital finance,  international relocation and child […]

Weekly Family Law Update April 8, 2021

Maintenance. Mediation and the Family Court

Latest Child Maintenance Service statistics The Department for Work and Pensions has published its latest quarterly statistics for the Child Maintenance Service (‘CMS’), for the quarter to December 2020. The CMS deals with two types of child maintenance arrangements: Direct Pay and the Collect & Pay service. Direct Pay is where the CMS calculates the […]