Article Tag: Family Courts

Family Courts: Dealing with Urgent Applications and Hearings During Covid-19

Following on from our previous blog relating to domestic violence and in particular occupation orders and non-molestation orders, clients may be wondering whether urgent applications can still be dealt with by the Family courts amidst the covid-19 pandemic. Are the Family Courts Still Open? The family courts remain functioning despite the covid-19 outbreak with court… Read more »

Live-Stream Family Cases by the Court of Appeal

Following in the footsteps of the Supreme Court, which began broadcasting selected civil cases in late 2018, the Court of Appeal is set to live-stream family cases on the judiciary website, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter with the first hearing anticipated later this year. The aim of this decision is to promote transparency in the family… Read more »