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Family law 'needs international agreement'

The legal ruling on whether to allow a parent relocating abroad to take their children and leave their former partner behind is being discussed today at the Centre for Family Law and Practice's international conference.

Legal affairs analyst Clive Coleman outlines the law as it currently stands, and appeal court judge Lord Justice Thorpe discusses what changes should be made.

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