# Family Law

Last year
Surrogacy: Hannah McCarthy travels to Kenya and finds a growing number of surrogate cases there
All time
Josepha Madigan: Covid has forced many couples to the point of separation. How they handle it is key
Our family law courts are not fit for purpose and we owe it to children to address this now
'Archaic conditions are leading to violence': Call for new Family Law Court to be urgently developed
Court decides child in foster care can go to Church of Ireland school against wishes of Catholic parents
Thousands of cases of women being beaten, choked, threatened with weapons and smothered in 2018
Our systems are not working to prevent child sexual violence, even after it is reported
Childcare court case worries: Families 'cheek-by-jowl' with prisoners, and a huge volume of cases
'It's a complete disaster': Getting a divorce in Ireland could get a lot harder post-Brexit
'People were forced to live in the same house for years': Two decades of divorce in Ireland
If you're fighting over a €250k house, you could lose it all in legal fees
I get annoyed when it is assumed that older people in rural Ireland will vote No
The rights of unmarried fathers are being changed – but is it enough?
Same-sex couples will have the legal right to adopt
Parents 'at a loss to understand' why their children were taken into care
The Family Law Court is getting its own building in Dublin
Opinion: Legislation is urgently needed following Supreme Court ruling on surrogacy
Opinion: Our most important family law reform for a generation isn't child friendly
Over 80% more people sought legal advice for housing issues last year
Column: Radical change on the way for (some) unmarried fathers
Confused about separation or divorce? New videos aim to offer simple advice
Column: Tragic case of newborn boy highlights unmarried fathers' lack of rights
Column: Behind the veil – a new era has begun for family courts
Column: Our new in-camera Family Court legislation is a sham
Family law and child care court cases can now be reported, but under strict conditions
'Entirely improper' for mother to contact TD, says judge
Conversation between two judges on family law case had 'no effect' on ruling
Fathers' rights group protests outside Taoiseach's home
Children's Minister 'constantly amazed' at lack of basic services
Column: Decisions in the family courts will be open to scrutiny now the veil has been lifted
The Evening Fix... now with added Mr Burns endorsing Romney
Reporting to be allowed on family law and child care court cases
In full: The two versions of the letter Alan Shatter sent to the Taoiseach
Second Shatter statement rejects 'inaccurate' Sunday Independent story
Shatter says newspaper article is “dishonest and inaccurate”
Free legal advice service sees demand increase
High Court rules boy, 6, with brain injury should not be resuscitated
Judge who beat daughter won't be charged
Column: Messy divorce in the courts? There is a better way
Drugs are up, divorce is down - the Irish courts in numbers