Listen to the authors talk about their chapter

16 authors from Resolution's Family Law Handbook discuss the issues they tackled and the latest thinking for all those working as family practitioners.

Family Law Handbook – Authors Discuss Chapters

Some of the authors from the new edition of Resolution's Family Law Handbook discuss their respective chapters.

Chapter 2: Marriage

Speakers: Sarah Dodds and Michael Edwards

Chapter 3: Divorce

Speakers: Andrew Watson and Claire Andrews

Chapter 4: Cohabitation

Speakers: Graeme Fraser and Vanessa Friend

Chapter 5: Financial remedy proceedings

Speakers: Andrew Newbury and Farhana Shahzady

Chapter 7: Financial provision for children

Speakers: James Pirrie and Michelle Counley

Chapter 8: Inheritance Act claims

Speakers: Matthew Morton and Emma Collins

Chapter 10: Children Proceedings

Speakers: Tammy Knox and Nadia Salam

Chapter 15: Costs in family proceedings

Speakers: Anna-Laura Lock and Selena Arbe-Barnes

Family Law Handbook

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction – Kim Beatson and Nigel Shepherd

Chapter 2: Marriage – Charlotte Bradley and Sarah Dodds

Chapter 3. Divorce – Andrew Watson

Chapter 4: Cohabitation – Graeme Fraser

Chapter 5: Financial Remedy Proceedings – Andrew Newbury and Farhana Shahzady

Chapter 6: Prenuptial Agreements – Hannah Minty and Rachel Cooper

Chapter 7: Schedule 1 and the CMS: Financial Provision for Children – James Pirrie

Chapter 8: Inheritance Act claims – Emma Collins, Lottie Tyler and Mathew Morton

Chapter 9: Businesses in divorce – Andrew Moore

Chapter 10: Children proceedings – Tammy Knox and Nadia Salam

Chapter 11: Surrogacy – Natalie Gamble

Chapter 12: Domestic Abuse – Jane Wilson

Chapter 13: Dispute Resolution – Out of Court Solutions – Dave Emmerson, Emma Harte, Tristan Harvey, Tasha Bevan-Stewart and Angela Lake-Carroll

Chapter 14: Legal Aid – Vicky Ling

Chapter 15: Costs in Family proceedings – Anna-Laura Lock and Selena Arbe-Barnes

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Publications and resources

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Legal Aid Newsletter | November 2023

Welcome to your November 2023 edition of the Legal Aid newsletter from Resolution.

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Guidance Note on Modern Families

The family is not just heteronormative (straight) couples who have their own children; it likely never was. The prevalence of 'alternative' or 'modern' families is more mainstream and accounts for more than 5% of the population. There will be locations in the UK, eg Brighton, Manchester and London where that percentage is much higher. This Guidance Note is a resource for members to help increase the understanding around language and culture but you are encouraged to do your own research.

Read this guidance on the modern family