Forced marriage, FGM and a UWO: The last week in family law

Uncategorized | October 10, 2018

The Home Secretary Sajid Javid has announced a package of measures to tackle the crime of forced marriage. As part of this, a public consultation will be launched to determine whether there should be a mandatory requirement for professionals to report a forced marriage case to the authorities. This will help identify which professionals the […]

Refuges, legal aid and domestic abuse: The last week in family law

General | August 15, 2018

Housing benefit will be kept in place for all those living in supported housing, the Government has announced. Supported housing provides a home to some of the most vulnerable people in society, including refuges for those fleeing domestic violence. Last year the Government published proposals on new ways of funding supported housing, which it was […]