Family Law

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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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Two lawyers with P.A. Duffy & Co Solicitors have been recognised as accredited specialist family lawyers with Reunite International. Conal McGarrity and Carla Fraser, both based in the all-island firm's Belfast office, have been recognised for their experience dealing with international children

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The new dedicated family courts complex at Hammond Lane should be completed as quickly as possible to help address the shortage of courthouses in Dublin, the Oireachtas justice committee has said. In a new report on courts and courthouses, the committee also called for upgrades to Naas courthouse an

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