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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.

Family Law is available as either a print or online (as part of LexisLibrary) subscription. 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

March [2019] Fam Law

Looking at it from the outside - Her Honour Isobel Plumstead

Approaches in child settlement conferences
The Domestic Abuse Bill
No-Deal Brexit?
Belief in common law marriage

Last Orders
The View from the Bar - Rob George

Case Reports

A matter for the parents? A matter for the judge? Thoughts on 30 years of the Children Act and the revival of the inherent jurisdiction - Sir James Munby
Parental alienation: the vital early stages of litigation - Matthew Richardson
Intractable child contact disputes: using the court’s traction to make them tractable - Gary Wannan
Farming dispute claims - Heather Roberts
Bad mothers, child custody and the movies - Mark Pawlowski
Litigants’ experiences of the post-LASPO family court: key findings from recent research - Jess Mant

In Practice
Supporting litigants in person in the family court - Robert Hush
Marriage law reform: the question prior to divorce: should marriage law reform precede divorce reform? - David Burrows
Supervision: is it the stress-buster we have been waiting for? - Helen L Conway

Update Extra
Judicious encouragement, overly optimistic applicants and discretionary trusts: a cautionary tale
The see-saw of habitual residence for children
International conference

Transparency Project News
Humbug back at ya!

Resolution News
Book Reviews