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When a married couple separate and divorce they can look to s25 Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 and make an application to the Family Court for a Financial Order (previously known as ancillary relief) to decide how their assets should be divided. This is not the case for unmarried couples.
A senior family court judge has recently criticised the UK’s legal aid system, after an illiterate mother of four was made to represent herself in a court hearing over the custody of her children. The woman, who cannot be named for legal reasons, also has poor sight and hearing.
The Oscar Pistorius case has been one of the most prolific in recent history, mainly due to the fact that it has been heavily covered in the media. Live coverage has meant that the world has been able to watch the case unfold in South Africa.
October 10th was World Mental Health Day 2014. Each year the Mental Health Foundation focuses on a type of mental illness to raise awareness, and this year the focus was on schizophrenia. The aim of the day is also to raise awareness and to break the stigma surrounding mental illnesses.
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