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Legal Aid: Restrictive evidence requirements scrapped for victims of domestic violence

From January 2018, new rules will be implemented meaning that victims of domestic violence will no longer have to face harsh evidence tests to qualify for legal aid. Through successful campaigning by support groups and the Law Society, time limits … Read more

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Should divorce be kept separate from financial battles?

President of the High Court’s Family Division, Sir James Munby, has proposed that the process of obtaining a divorce should be kept separate from determining financial settlements. His suggestion is aimed at reducing the pressure within the family courts, stating … Read more

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