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Morning Docket: 10.19.18 | Above the Law

* John Quinn of Quinn Emauel has no plans to step down as managing partner, no plans to retire any time soon, and no desire to do any succession planning…
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A week in family law: Cafcass, legal aid, Brexit and more

It seems that the general downward trend in the number of new children cases is continuing. The latest figures for care applications and private law demand, for September 2018, have…
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Cafcass publishes a new set of guides to deal with complex children cases

The Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (‘Cafcass’) has published a new assessment framework to support its Family Court Advisers (‘FCAs’, also known as family court reporters, or…
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You May Want A Double Bonus, But It May Not Be A Good Idea — See Also

Why Double Bonuses Aren't An Associate's Dream Come True: Base salary increases just matter more. The Inside Scoop On Prepping For Law School: Here's what you need to know before…
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Wife wins right to proceed with divorce in England

As I’m sure I’ve commented here before, ‘forum shopping’, whereby parties to divorce proceedings seek to have those proceedings take place in the country where they believe the outcome will…
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Biglaw Partner’s Death Due To Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

Today, we must report on some unfortunate news from California, where a partner of Sidley Austin’s Los Angeles office was found dead on Sunday. Authorities believe that the cause of…
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Transfer of shares does not reduce father’s liability for child support

We have often seen on this blog how a parent will seek to reduce, or even extinguish, their liability to pay child support maintenance for their children by reducing their…
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