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Theresa May Announces Sharia Law Review – July 2016

The Prime Minister, Theresa May, has announced that there will be a review of Sharia Law and the ways in which it is applied in England and Wales. The review is planned as part of the counter-extremism strategy, and it will be overseen by a panel appointed by the Home Office. The Home Office has said there is evidence that some Sharia councils are working “in a discriminatory and unacceptable way, attempting to legitimise forced marriage and/or issuing divorces that are unfair to women”. The panel that is overseeing the review will be chaired by Professor Mona Siddiqui, Professor of Islamic…

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What to Look for In a Family Law Practice

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When you’re choosing a family law practice to help you resolve any disputes you may have, there are a number of factors that you need to consider to ensure you get the best possible results. From accreditations to the amount of experience they have, everything is important when it comes to family legal matters. This article will inform you of some of the aspects you need to look for in your family law practice. Accreditations It is incredibly important that any family law practice you choose has the correct accreditation or accreditations for the area of law that you need it…

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International Divorce – What Are The Options?

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Divorce is never an easy process to go through. It takes a lot of work, stress and negotiations to complete and can be very challenging for the people involved. When the divorce involves two people in two different countries, the challenges and difficulties are multiplied.  Different countries have different stipulations regarding divorce, and that can make negotiations very tricky. If you are going through an international divorce, one of the most important elements to your process is speed. This will enable you to check that the courts of your partner’s country can adequately deal with the case. Co-operation between you and…

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Understanding the rise in global family disputes

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The number of international family legal disputes dealt with in the UK has quadrupled within the last four years. The majority of these cases are attributed to a rise in child abduction, adoption and forced marriage. In addition to this there has been a sharp rise in legal disputes, 40% in 2013, between pare nts living in different countries. Lord Justice Thorpe, who co-wrote an annual report on the subject, states that the number was set to continue to rise due to the “globalisation, increasing movement of persons across borders, and the ever rising number of family units which are truly…

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Goodwins Family Law Solicitors Welcome Article

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Goodwins Family Law Solicitors are delighted to welcome you to our new blog. Here we will provide information and details of any special offers we may have on, internal developments within the firm, analysis of landmark or interesting cases and wider issues in the profession that may impact upon our clients. It will be a space designed to keep our clients informed about our operations, something we believe will have benefits for all. So check back here regularly for further details and updates, and don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team with any queries you may have.

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