Christopher Ferguson discusses a recent case he was involved in where an abusive father has been referred to the DAPP (or the Domestic Violence Perpetrator Programme).
Christopher Ferguson further discusses even shared care arrangements and living with parents in alternate weeks.
Christopher Ferguson discusses even shared care arrangements and living with parents in alternate weeks.
Care proceedings, on appeal from Birmingham, before LJs McFarlane, Jackson and Newey (28/3/18). This case had a complex family history.
There appears to be a comparatively new suggested solution to the continued problems of Private Law proceedings and Christopher Ferguson , member of Park Square Barrister’s renowned family team, is seeking to canvass the views of anyone who has had experience of it.
Conduct versus Needs – recent application of principles where “gasp factor” is argued.
I have recently been involved in a matter where I represented a vulnerable witness and I met some of the difficulties of putting the theory into practice.
Christopher Ferguson sets out the legal issues when parents disagree on the surname of a child
Especially when it comes to contact disputes, most family law practitioners encounter the concepts of “implacable hostility” and even “parent alienation syndrome” at some stage, usually more than once during their careers. Christopher Ferguson recently became involved in the later stages of such a case…
Section 91(14) Children Act 1989 – Christopher Ferguson considers how much impact this has on potential applications in family proceedings.
Christopher Ferguson discusses a case, in which he was involved, where a draft CAFCASS report was wrongly disclosed and the judge decided to interview the child.
Mostyn J set out guidance on the main issues in spousal maintenance in SS v NS  EWHC 4183 (Fam) a £3.3 million asset case. Paragraphs 25 – 46 of the judgment (given in Dec 2014) discuss the principles.