Below are 20 of the best family law blogs and news posts from around the web in the past week. If you have published or found a useful family law-related post that hasn’t been spotted, please do add a link to the comments section below.
Wanted: family justice narratives – Lucy Reed in the Guardian
Editor of the Pink Tape family law blog, Lucy Reed invites readers to share their experiences of working in the family justice system.
‘No good arguments against no fault divorce’, top judge says – Telegraph
Renewed calls for “no fault divorce” from Britain’s leading family law judge, Sir Nicholas Wall.
Launch of Family Law arbitration scheme marked by IFLA event – Family Law Week
On Monday 26 March 2012 the Institute of Family Law Arbitrators (IFLA) marked the launch of the new Family Law Arbitration Scheme.
Other blogs on the family law arbitration scheme:-
Family Law Arbitration in the UK – womeninlaw.com
Russell-Cooke welcomes the new Family Law Arbitration Scheme (26/03/12) – News – Russell-Cooke
Knights in shining armour? Family law arbitration rides to the rescue | jonesmyers blog
Lawrence v Gallagher  EWCA Civ 394 – Family Law Week
The Court of Appeal has ruled in Lawrence v Gallagher that the division of assets in a civil partnership ‘divorce’ should be treated in a similar way to those in a heterosexual divorce.
More blogs on Lawrence v Gallagher:
Lawrence v Gallagher: Judicial creations should not be elevated to the status of s.25 criteria – Family Lore
Divorce principles to apply to civil partnership breakup – FLB
Court of Appeal cuts civil partnership ‘divorce’ settlement- Gregorian Emerson
Fifty years in family law: Staffordshire University Conference – Marilyn Stowe Blog
Marilyn visited the Staffordshire University Law School’s Annual Family Law Conference this weekend and produces a comprehensive account of the event.
New Rules for Families? – Cotswold Family Law
Discussion and comment on The Family Justice Review (“FJR”).
New family laws are divorced from reality – Tehelka
Flavia Agnes takes a look at India’s family laws in this opinion piece, noting that moves to make divorces easier may look good on paper but may end up giving a raw deal to women who are not financially independent.
Surge in demand for domestic abuse advice during Old Firm match – CBC Blog
Shelter Scotland has reported a sharp rise in the number of visits to its website from women looking for help and advice on domestic abuse following its recent Facebook advertising campaign.
Conflict and violence in families – Austin Lafferty
National charity, 4Children, has recently published the results of its research into conflict and violence in families.
You Can’t Always Get What You Want – Marshall Chambers
A lesson for litigants: answers provided by the Court may not be the answers desired by the litigant; or any of the litigants!
Rise in international child flee cases – Pannone Family Law Blog
There has been a significant rise in child abduction cases in England and Wales, as per a Report out this week by Lord Justice Thorpe, chief of the Office of the Head of International Family Justice.
Family Lore: Grubb v Grubb: “To be involved in ancillary relief litigation is a dire prospect for any husband or wife”
The report of Grubb v Grubb  EWCA Civ 398, published on Bailii this week may be brief but it is not without interest. Family Lore comments.
Jennifer Brandt: Your First Meeting With A Divorce Lawyer
‘Getting a divorce is never a fun experience, but picking the right lawyer will help you cope with the process while getting a fair and equitable result’ says Jennifer Brandt. Her tips are blogged at the Huffington Post.
Mega-rich divorcees in court squabble over loose change | News.com.au
One from Australia: Having split the family’s $151,037,015 wealth with his ex-wife, a businessman realised he had overpaid and went to the Family Court to get his money back.
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