Parental Alienation and the CAFCASS Child Impact Assessment Framework

What is parental alienation? You may have heard of the term ‘parental alienation’, but what does it really mean? Whilst there is no agreed definition, the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (CAFCASS) recognise it to mean: “when a child’s resistance or hostility towards one parent is not justified and is the result […]

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Divorce Laws Updated - Woodfines Solicitors Family Law

Divorce Law: An End to the ‘Blame Game’

It was announced by Justice Secretary David Gauke on Tuesday 9th April 2019 that new legislation has been proposed to update the current divorce process. Old Law Under current legislation, the spouse applying for the divorce must prove that their marriage has broken down irretrievably and rely on one of the following reasons for this […]

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