News Essentials: 3rd June 2019

A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:

Legal aid: change of process in family high cost cases from 3 June 2019
The high cost family case planning process has been changed. Full story: Family Law Week.

Family courts failing victims of abuse and rape, say experts calling for inquiry
Risk assessment is inadequate and victims are told to limit number of allegations, letter to MoJ states. Full story: The Guardian.

Civil Partnerships, Marriages and Deaths (Registration etc) Act 2019 comes into force
On Sunday, 26 May, the Civil Partnerships, Marriages and Deaths (Registration etc) Act 2019 came into force. Full story: Family Law Week.

CA v KA [2019] EWHC 1347 (Fam) (11 April 2019)
Judgment on application by father for the summary return to Germany of his daughter. Application dismissed, on the basis of acquiescence. Full report: Bailii.

Chaudhri v Shafi & Ors [2019] EWHC 1272 (Fam) (16 April 2019)
Hearing reconsidering the making of a freezing order made in connection with the failure of the respondent to comply with a lump sum order. Full report: Bailii.

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