Francis Hanna & Co’s family law partner Claire Edgar presented a talk at the Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland event last week entitled “Refusing Contact and Parental Alienation”.
The concept of parental alienation is recognised in psychiatric textbooks yet some judges have still to accept its validity.
A High Court challenge has been brought by a man over the refusal of the Minister for Social Protection to grant him access to his late partner’s pension.
The couple were both before the Family Court once again after repeat applications previously filed by the couple against one another.
Man brought an appeal over a High Court ruling in his favour, seeking damages of €1m-€3m