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Monthly Archives: February 2018

Child abduction and unlawful retention

February 22, 2018 Speech Box

This Valentine’s Day the court of appeal has handed down an appeal on an interesting children’s case relating to the question of child abduction. In this case a married couple lived in Australia with their two children. At the end Read more …

Domestic abuse – what is it?

February 6, 2018 Speech Box

We are all accustomed to thinking of physical abuse when the term domestic violence is used. The stereotypical black eye comes to mind, but since 2015 the definition of domestic abuse has been expanded for the first time, criminalising non-physical Read more …