201810.04
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Family affairs

In a recent article I wrote about the forthcoming proposed changes in divorce law following the Supreme Court decision in the matter of Owens v Owens. I explained that the “fault” factor would be removed so the issue of blame would not feature in the petition. … In this article I wish to highlight certain…

201810.04
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The impact of hate crime on migrant communities, refugees and Brexit.

There is no single definition of hate crime, but in the U.K the term “hate crime” is defined by the Police and CPS, as “a range of criminal behaviour where the perpetrator is motivated by hostility or demonstrates hostility towards the victim’s disability, race, religion, sexual orientation or transgender identity.” In Scotland the term ”…

201810.04
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Brexit will mean tough new curbs on low- skilled immigrants.

Yesterday’s published independent report by the Migration Advisory Committee ( MAC) recommended to the Government to set tough new curbs on low -skilled EU migrants from 1st January 2021. Until then , after Brexit on 29th March 2019, and until the end of the transitional period 31st December 2020, EU migrants and their families coming…

201810.04
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Matrimonial– the rights of unmarried partners

The marriage foundation’s campaign, Family Matters, regarding no-fault divorce will be implemented shortly by the government, but it seems that successive governments have failed to do anything constructive about the reform of the law with respect to unmarried couples. Many couples with children who have been together for many years, make no provisions in the…

201810.04
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Where are we now after Salzburg?

Let’s just step back a bit, straighten our posture and think about what has happened after the EU negotiators on behalf of the family of 27, rubbished our Prime Minister’s Chequers plan .Besides being thoroughly rude and disrespectful to Theresa May, Michael Barnnier and co. , other than sticking by now to their well-worn out…

Will deportation from the UK breach your human rights ?
201808.04
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Will deportation from the UK breach your human rights ?

Will your deportation from the UK breach your humanrights as to family life? So you think you can stay here ! read on… Well, I shall not be technical, but this is the position. You can still be # deported as a #foreign criminal if you have a #deportation order against you, even though you may have British children…