Family Law

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New research into Ireland's family law system has found that the voices of infants and very young children are "starkly absent" from decision-making. The first-of-its-kind research was conducted by an interdisciplinary team of researchers from Trinity College Dublin and University College Cork and i

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The Law Society of Ireland has urged the government to commit the "necessary resources" to ensure that planned reforms to the family courts system can be put into practice. The long-awaited Family Courts Bill 2022, which will provide for the establishment of a Family Court as divisions within the ex

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Plans to give the District Court jurisdiction over a wide range of family law matters worth up to €1 million are "very likely to cause chaos in the District Court", a family lawyer has warned. Keith Walsh, a prominent family law solicitor in Dublin, told Irish Legal News that changes to the jur

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Long-awaited reforms to Ireland's family courts have reached an "important milestone" with the publication of the first National Family Justice Strategy and the impending publication of the Family Court Bill, the justice minister has said. Helen McEntee yesterday confirmed that she had received appr

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Belfast lawyer Claire Edgar has delivered a talk on domestic abuse to lawyers at the Jersey International Family Law Conference 2022. Ms Edgar, family law partner at Francis Hanna & Co Solicitors, spoke on domestic abuse in the context of divorce and and ancillary relief proceedings to legal pro

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Callan Tansey Solicitors LLP has announced the appointment of Orlagh Sharkey as partner and head of the firm's family law department. Ms Sharkey has extensive experience in all areas of family law, including negotiating agreements on childcare, financial and property issues arising from divorce and

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Belfast-based MKB Law has announced the appointment of Emma Jamison to the position of associate director within the family law department. Ms Jamison joins Anne Marie Kelly, head of the department and one of the founding partners of the firm, alongside colleagues Aine Toner, associate director, and

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