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Separation and divorce are undoubtedly challenging times, especially for families with children. At Grayfords, we understand the importance of providing support and guidance to help parents navigate this emotional journey with care and compassion. It’s essential for both parents to understand their parental responsibilities and work together to make decisions that prioritise the well-being of…

With the seemingly never-ending increase in popularity of social media and our apparently insatiable appetite for sharing every little detail with our friends and family online (and depending on our privacy settings, whoever else happens to be “listening”), it was only a matter of time before we all started to wonder exactly how much is too much.

NSPCC responds to controversial remarks by judge in Re A (2015) Remarks made by Mrs Justice Pauffley that cultural allowances should be made for slapping children has attracted criticism from the National Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC). The judge made the comment during a four day evidence gathering hearing in a…

High Court rules children to remain in the UK despite emotional harm already inflicted Three children brought to the UK from Pakistan by their father should remain in Britain even though he and his family subjected the trio to significant emotional harm, the High Court has ruled. In 2014 EWHC 3163 (Fam) the court heard…

Test case could change the law on drinking in pregnancy A test case heading for the Court of Appeal could dramatically change the law on mothers drinking during pregnancy. The case was brought by a local council from the north of England and aims to show that a child’s mother had committed a crime based…