Financial Settlement Forms E

It has been a matter of some news since last Friday that the Ministry of Justice Form E has been miscalculating the total assets of an individual by not including their liabilities thereby making [...]

Domestic Abuse Reports Have Risen 31% in Two Years

Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) has yesterday announced that reports of domestic abuse have increased by 31% in the last two years. Yesterday’s report states that “in the 12 [...]

Adoptive Parents and the Misuse of Section 20

What do adoptive parents do when they realise they simply can’t continue caring for their damaged adopted child? They turn to the local authority for help. Too often the local authority places [...]

Woman Who Wanted Life to Sparkle Allowed to Refuse Medical Treatment

A woman who was allowed to refuse medical treatment, after having been found to have capacity to do so, has died. The woman, known only as C was the subject of court proceedings in the Court of [...]