Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Me & my colleagues over at the Transparency Project have been discussing the vexed issue of transcripts of family court judgments NOT being published on Bailii and Paul McGrath has written about our project to research into this. I would love to hear about your experiences which I could then pass on…Details
Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn On 29th February I hosted a screening of a powerful US documentary about shaking baby: The Syndrome. The audience comprised a number of family lawyers, criminal lawyers, parents, bloggers & website authors, a documentary maker and doctors. The film tells the story of the development of the theory that there is such…Details
This blog section is going to cover the legal stuff and is mainly aimed at a legal audience.
Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Don’t announce to the world on Facebook that you are leaving your spouse http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/staffordshire/7845946.stm woman murdered when changed her status from married to single http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5ifldrouFoXOW3dAwmD8W8xNz5MSgD95UV8N04 Associated Press re Chelsy DAvy changing status to not in a relationship http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/uk-news/2009/01/27/getting-in-touch-with-your-past-is-so-easy-but-often-to-the-detriment-of-your-present-91466-22787225/ http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/husband-ends-sixyear-marriage-on-facebook-1548048.html Change your relationship status on Facebook etc to ‘in a relationship’ too soon…Details
Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn There is a facetious answer to the question – what is a drink problem? Empty glass is the problem – another drink the solution. Or drink is the solution – now what was the problem again? In care cases, however, the usual joking between mates will not do. I am talking about…Details
Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Many of my clients who have drink problems refuse to go to the obvious place for help: Alcoholics Anonymous . Over the years I have been given numerous different reasons and I thought I would do my best to debunk a few of the myths about AA. A common objection to AA…Details
Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Alcohol Concern is the national agency on alcohol abuse. Their website publishes a number of leaflets and fact sheets and there is a directory of all local drug & alcohol services in the UK searchable by area. The directory also lists residential support providers. Some of the providers in the list are…Details
Does a mother make a better parent?
Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn I am posting a short series of posts about a philosophy of family law which I hope will provide food for thought for those of you who are locked in a family law battle and can’t see a way out. Once they are posted I will put them altogether in one article…Details
Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Association for Shared Parenting The Association for Shared Parenting (ASP) exists to promote the right of children to the nurture of both parents after separation or divorce and to encourage and support parents in the fulfilment of that right. Fairly localised to the Midlands and not much on the website itself. Families…Details