How do orders made in private family law proceedings – for example, resolving disputes about child or financial arrangements – affect individual and family outcomes? What works, for whom, to deliver positive and sustainable outcomes?

Background

We want to improve the way people are supported in their interactions with the justice system, to target timely and efficient resolutions that lead to positive and sustainable outcomes for all parties involved.

Next steps

We can be contacted at the following email address: evidence_partnerships@justice.gov.uk.

Source

This question was published as part of the set of ARIs in this document:

Areas of research interest

Related UKRI funded projects


  • All Settled? A study of legally binding separation agreements and private ordering in family law in Scotland

    The research will add to our understanding of private ordering in the family justice system; focusing in particular on the use of Minutes of Agreement (MoAs) in Scotland but with broader relevance for other similar juris...

    Funded by: ESRC

    Lead research organisation: University of Glasgow

    Why might this be relevant?

    The project focuses on private ordering in family law, specifically the use of Minutes of Agreement (MoAs) in Scotland, and explores the impact of statutory reforms on their use and outcomes.

  • Development of an enhanced communications feature to protect vulnerable individuals within Family Law

    I co-founded transparently four years ago, as a result of my own experiences and after identifying a 'gap' in the legal services market. An opportunity to 'make it better'; to use technology to protect vulnerable individ...

    Funded by: Innovate UK

    Lead research organisation: Transparently Limited

    Why might this be relevant?

    The project aims to protect vulnerable individuals in family law situations by enabling supervised communication and independent expert assessment.

  • Using AI to automate, simplify and reduce the cost of financial disclosure on divorce

    There is currently a pandemic. But couples are still separating, divorcing, and in need of legal advice. The Divorce Surgery's project is to enable simpler, easier access to its digitised, AI-enabled, One Couple One Lawy...

    Funded by: Innovate UK

    Lead research organisation: The Divorce Surgery Ltd

    Why might this be relevant?

    The project focuses on using AI to simplify and reduce the cost of financial disclosure on divorce, promoting early settlement and reducing the burden on the courts.