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    In an unexpected move, Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed David Gauke MP to be the next Lord Chancellor and Justice Secretary, as part of her cabinet reshuffle. Mr...
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    It hardly seems possible, but this is the 100th post here on the Cafe Chat blog. We’ve covered a lot of ground since the blog began eleven months ago,...
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    An annual survey of family lawyers by business advisers Grant Thornton has found that the top issue facing family law is the increased number of litigants in person, due to...
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    Family Law Cafe offers a unique service to anyone with a family law problem. To help explain just how our service works, and how it can benefit you, we...
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    Sir James Munby, the President of the Family Division, has announced that the specialist ‘Financial Remedies Courts’ that he mentioned in his 17th ‘View from the President’s Chambers’ last May...
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    This week is Cohabitation Awareness Week, a campaign by national family justice organisation Resolution to raise awareness of the lack of legal protection upon separation for cohabiting couples. As we have...
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    The Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass), which looks after the interests of children involved in family court proceedings, is shortly to begin trialling a new process...
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    It has been reported that the Ryder Cup golfer Lee Westwood has settled his divorce with his ex-wife Laurae. The couple, who separated in 2015, were due in court...
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    Last week the Daily Mail reported that singer and actress Billie Piper and her ex-husband Laurence Fox were granted a ‘quickie’ divorce in the High Court in London in...
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    An Australian case has demonstrated that a pre-nuptial agreement will not be upheld if one party has used undue influence to persuade the other party to sign it. The...
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    Last week media personality, journalist and broadcaster Janet Street-Porter admitted that she lied to the court in order to get a quicker divorce. Speaking on ITV’s Loose Women programme about...
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    Seven in ten couples don’t consider pensions during divorce proceedings, leaving women short-changed by £5 billion every year, according to new research by the life, pensions and investment company Scottish...
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