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Family Law journal

Family Law journal is the leading practitioner journal compiled by experts for family law professionals. The journal features the latest official guidance's, in-depth case analysis and topical articles.
Publisher: Family Law
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ISBN/ISSN: 00147281
Publisher: Family Law

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Why should you subscribe to Family Law journal


Winner of the prestigious British and Irish Association of Law Librarians (BIALL) Legal Journals Award 2017. The BIALL Award recognises and rewards excellence in legal serials publishing.

Family Law – the title of reference and record in the field of family law since 1970 – is the leading practitioner journal compiled by experts for family law professionals. The journal features the latest official guidances, in-depth case analysis and topical articles. Contents also include regular columns from the Family Law Bar Association, Resolution, The Law Society and the Association of Her Majesty's District Judges as well as news and research updates, letters and book reviews.

A subscription to Family Law provides:

  • Personal comment from distinguished family law experts on all topical issues
  • Short case reports and analysis of all important family and child law cases
  • In-depth articles from leading practitioners, academics and professionals involved in the justice system
  • Latest news on all key developments in family law, policy and practice
  • Regular updates from the Association of District Judges, Law Society, FLBA and Resolution
  • Practice Directions reproduced in full
  • Other features include book reviews, letters, Resolution news and a diary of events
  • 12 issues a year


"the principal (monthly) periodical dealing with contemporary issues" Sir Mark Potter P (September 2008)

“widely read legal periodical amongst the district bench according to recent Bulletin survey" Law Bulletin, Volume 21 Number 2 (Summer 2010)


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Table of contents

June [2018] Fam Law

Embracing change - David James Lister

The Nuffield Family Justice Observatory: taking it forward
The decision making process: Re DAM
Separated children in children proceedings: thinking outside the box
Online divorce service
President appointment

Last Orders
Male circumcision vs female genital mutilation: two sides of the same coin? - Dr Claire Fenton-Glynn

Case Reports

The Family Bar in a digital world - Sir James Munby
Contact: a point of view - Sir Andrew McFarlane
EU Citizenship free movement rights and same-sex couples - Frances Hamilton
Brussels II, Brexit and beyond - Alex Curran
Criminalising non-compliance with marriage formalities? - Rebecca Probert
Stale arrears: era of enlightenment? - Grace Lawrence
Surrogacy Update 2015–2018: the dominoes have fallen: Part 1 - Mary Welstead
Trust corporations as deputies for P: holding to account - Her Honour Nasreen Pearce and District Judge Sue Jackson

In Practice
Reform for the Family jurisdiction: A message to family judges from the President of the Family Division - Sir James Munby
President’s Guidance (Interim): Defective Divorce Petitions/Decrees - Sir James Munby
President’s Guidance: Standard financial and enforcement orders (addendum no 2) - Sir James Munby
Protocol: Communicating with UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) in family proceedings - Sir James Munby
The Child Maintenance Service: a step backwards - Jonathan Tod
Applications to stop notification of care proceedings to parents: local authority duties - Matthew Stott
A trial for change: the experiences and dilemmas of a multidisciplinary expert witness team - Margaret DeJong and Marta Neil

Dispute Resolution
Mediation: screening for safe practice - Tony Whatling
Press reporting on family courts - Julie Doughty

Update Extra
Interim capital relief


Resolution News


Book Reviews