About the Family Law Week blog

The Family Law Week Blog is a companion site to Family Law Week. It complements the news, cases and articles published on Family Law Week with additional comment and coverage of the wider aspects of family law.

The Blog is edited by Jacqui Gilliatt, of 4 Brick Court and Lucy Reed, of St Johns Chambers.

Thursday, 15 May 2008

News Roundup

More men seek wives' money in divorce according to this Telegraph story.


The Fostering Network has done some research which reveals a 5,000 shortfall in foster carers according to the Times .

David Emmerson has written an article for the Solicitors Journal on the impact of funding changes on family law firms.

Social workers in Barking were criticised by the Judge sentencing a mentally ill mother who killed her own daughter - see this Telegraph story .

Mr Justice Charles went against several medical experts to conclude that two parents had not intentionally shaken their baby, writes Clare Dyer in the Guardian . The full judgment is on the Family Law Week website .

The Sunday Times reports on the new powers of CMEC which is to replace the CSA with predictions of chaos in the new system.

From the BBC , the General Medical Council has won a delay in a new investigation into the work of paediatrician David Southall to allow it to assess further evidence. The hearing centres on the death of Stacey Henshall who was taking part in trials of equipment designed to help infants having difficulty breathing

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