Cohabitants

Cohabitants guidance:

Introduction In addition to periodical payments orders, the court may also make capital orders under Schedule 1 to the Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989). Such orders are most...

Practice Note

There are various definitions of cohabitation within case law. Under the current remedies available to cohabitants, the first step will be to establish that the...

Practice Note

This Practice Note provides guidance on case law in relation to claims under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 (TOLATA 1996), including the leading...

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From: [insert child's previous forename and surname] To: [insert child's new forename and surname] This change of name Deed is made the [insert date and month] 20[insert...

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This document provides general guidance regarding changing a child’s name. Your family lawyer will be able to provide specific advice based on your circumstances. Who can...

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This Practice Note is impacted by the exit of the UK from the EU on 31 January 2020. This has implications for practitioners considering which courts have jurisdiction to...

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This Practice Note provides an introduction to claims that may be made by cohabitants under Scottish law by virtue of the statutory scheme contained in sections 25 to 29...

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This document provides general guidance regarding the property rights of cohabitants and claims under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996. Your family...

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Issues relating to a child's surname may arise more frequently between cohabitants, and former cohabitants, than couples who are, or have been, spouses or civil partners....

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This DEED is made on [insert date and month] 20[insert year] Parties 1 [Insert name of first party] of [insert address of first party] ([AB]) and 2 [Insert name of second...

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This document provides general guidance regarding cohabitation agreements. It explains what a cohabitation agreement is, why you might want to make one, and the sorts of...

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This Deed is made the [insert date and month] 20[insert year] Parties 1 [Insert name of first party] of [insert address of first party] ([insert first and last name of...

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This Precedent is based on a precedent found in Inheritance Act Claims: Law, Practice and Procedure Precedents by Andrew Francis (available subject to subscription). IN...

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This Precedent is based on a precedent found in Inheritance Act Claims: Law, Practice and Procedure Precedents by Andrew Francis (available subject to subscription). IN...

Precedents

This Precedent is based on a precedent found in Inheritance Act Claims: Law, Practice and Procedure Precedents by Andrew Francis (available subject to subscription). IN...

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STOP PRESS: Note that changes to CPR PD 22 and CPR PD 32 in force from 6 April 2020 mean that there will be changes to the format of the statement of truth in some...

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This Precedent is based on a precedent found in Inheritance Act Claims: Law, Practice and Procedure Precedents by Andrew Francis (available subject to subscription)....

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Cohabitants do not have the same rights to make property claims as married couples or civil partners, and disputes between cohabitants regarding their beneficial...

Practice Note

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by HMCTS, regarding proceedings in England and Wales during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and until...

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Section 1(1)(e) of the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (I(PFD)A 1975) is the catch-all provision and can be used if the other criteria do not...

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Where the court is satisfied that reasonable financial provision has not been made for an applicant, it has power to make an order under section 2 of the Inheritance...

Practice Note

Child of the deceased Definition A child of the deceased is an eligible claimant under section 1(1)(c) of the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975...

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Introduction The conduct of the party who makes a claim for financial provision has always been a relevant matter. Section 1(6) of the Inheritance (Family Provision) Act...

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The effect of the anti-avoidance provisions contained within the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 I(PFD)A 1975, ss 10–13 is that a person...

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The court is required to move away from the common factors in section 3 of the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (I(PFD)A 1975) when considering...

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The Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (I(PFD)A 1975) is designed to allow a court to vary the dispositions effected by the Will or intestacy of a...

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