The Court of Appeal has rejected a Pakistani father’s bid to overturn a ruling that he can only have indirect contact with his children. Re P-K concerned parents, both from Punjabi families, who had entered an arranged marriage.
Today is the 100th anniversary of the famous Christmas truce of 1914, so it seemed a fitting occasion on which to give the following festive post a second airing. It which first appeared here way back in 2007.
I know… it is like autumn 2013 but in reverse. It would be nice, once in a while if the Court of Appeal would grant some appeals and refuse others, rather than having six months of granting them all and then six months of refusing them all.
The Ministry of Justice has published court statistics for the third quarter of 2014 (July to September) showing that private family law cases where both parties were represented stood at only 24 per cent.