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Welcome to our blog. We regularly blog about family law and education law and welcome your comments on our posts. For advice on any of the issues raised please do not hesitate to contact us here at Chapman Pieri Solicitors on 0208 882 9850. Enjoy reading!

Delays in the Family Courts

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Senior family court Judge for the south-west HHJ Stephen Wildblood has commented on how the family courts are being filled up by private law cases that should not require court involvement    He noted examples of these types of cases which he has...

London Legal Walk

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The London Legal Support Trust is an independent charity that raises funds for free legal services in London & the South East. Last year a record breaking 15,000 people took part and raised over £870,000! Due to Covid-19 and following government...

Proposals to reform wedding law

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The law commission has commenced a consultation to consider provisional proposals to reform the law on where and how couples can marry. This follows the law commission’s comments that the current laws are outdated and unnecessarily restrictive. As...

Innovative Approach to Evidence taken in Care Case

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In an unusual approach, a mother contesting a local authority care order was permitted to type her answers to written questions in ‘real time’ from the witness box which were read out loud to the Court.   Furthermore, the mother was...

Judge removed from case following comments overheard on Zoom

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A family Judge was overheard making ‘highly critical’ remarks about the mother’s honesty in a case concerning a 16-month-old boy.  Mrs Justice Judd had been overseeing a private hearing in the family division of the High Court ....

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