Children

Children will be ‘better protected’ in family disputes

Ministers say children will be better protected and family disputes will be less stressful following changes to legislation relating to divorce and separation. The main changes are that separating couples will be obliged to attend mediation sessions to try to reach...

Father wins right to have daughter returned to England

A father has been granted a court order to return his eight-year-old daughter to England so that an assessment regarding her long term residence can be completed. The father was from Scotland and the mother from Italy. The daughter had spent her life living in England...