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Family courts in England and Wales are increasingly dealing with international family law cases – much more so than even just a few years ago – indeed there is every likelihood that Brexit will increase the amount of litigation in England and Wales.
Resolution held a roundtable discussion to consider the possible implications for family law practitioners of the UK exiting from the EU without a deal.
Good practice guidance for mediator members of Resolution. The handbook explains the principles of mediation, the requirements of the Family Mediation Council’s (FMC) Code of Practice and sets a framework for the conduct of consistent and high-quality mediation practice.
This study, commissioned by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs explores the possible legal scenarios of judicial cooperation between the EU and the UK in the area of family law.
This is a recording of the Family Justice Question Time from Resolution's National Conference in Manchester on 6th April 2019.
Train and qualify as a mediator with Resolution.
Listen to the Finance Update presented at Resolution's National Conference 2019 by Grant Howell and Andrew Newbury (5th April 2019).
This is a glossary of key terms in international family law.
This list of useful links and resources accompanies Resolution's Guide to International Family Law.
This table of forms accompanies Resolution's Guide to International Family Law.
This is a table of cases that accompanies Resolution's Guide to International Family Law.
This is a table of legislation that accompanies Resolution's Guide to International Family Law.
The purpose of this chapter is to provide the practitioner with a basic knowledge and understanding of the institutional and legislative framework of the European Union (EU) as well as the relevance of the Council of Europe and The Hague Conference on Private International Law in the field of family law.
This chapter considers different immigration law issues that can arise across the spectrum of international family law.
This chapter considers what is required to achieve jurisdiction so that an order can be made under Part IV of the Children Act 1989.
This chapter deals with the issues that may arise when dealing with an international adoption.
UK law supports surrogacy if it fits a model deemed acceptable: purportedly altruistic, consenting and privately arranged. Surrogacy is therefore not illegal in the UK but it is restricted by legislation.
The issue discussed in this chapter arises when or after an international relationship breaks down and either of the parents wishes to relocate.
Always consider child abduction/retention in any case involving a child and a foreign element.
The fundamental rule in this jurisdiction is that the responsibility of a parent as regards the person and upbringing of a child is unaffected by domicile or nationality.
This chapter looks at how it is possible to transfer parental responsibility proceedings between member states, beyond the jurisdictional rules.
To the extent that there is a codified jurisdictional rule in England & Wales, it is found in Chapter II of the Family Law Act 1986 (FLA 1986). Never the easiest piece of legislative drafting, the Act has grown increasingly more cumbersome through successive amendments to take account of various international instruments concerned with jurisdiction.