Breakthrough Britain: every family matters. An in-depth review of family law in Britain: a policy report by the Family Law Review chaired by David Hodson

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July 1, 2009


The CSJ report Breakthrough Britain documented how family breakdown was deeply detrimental to children’s life chances and the wellbeing of adults. Every Family Matters is a comprehensive 320 page analysis of the impact of English family law on family life.

The review makes 131 recommendations which will ensure that the law does not contribute to family breakdown but, rather, supports stable and healthy families. The recommendations are in the following areas: relationship support, pre-marriage information and preparation, pre-marital agreements, domestic violence, mediation services, divorce law, post-divorce settlements and financial provision, legal aid, international families, as well as the rights of the extended family.






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