News and articles – Family Law, Divorce, Separation
The law views the birth of a healthy child as a blessing, not a financial burden. In one case in which that principle was applied, a man who became a father to a baby girl after his ex-girlfriend forged his signature on a fertility clinic consent form was refused compensation on public policy grounds.
Disputes between adults as to who should care for a child are sadly often marked by intractable hostility – for family judges, however, the overriding focus is always on the child’s welfare.
The General Data Protection Regulation becomes law in the UK on 25 May 2018 and will be unaffected by our decision to leave the EU.