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Online divorceWhere a divorce is proceeding via the online service note that while rules relating to divorce proceedings are generally to be found in...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the President of the Family Division, regarding all proceedings in the Family Court in...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
Applications for judicial separation are relatively rare in practice. It may arise where the client has strong religious and or cultural reasons for...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note sets out the basic principles to be applied when drafting a financial consent order including the preparation and structure of the...
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9th Nov
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The basis of Duxbury calculationsA Duxbury calculation is an actuarial calculation designed to identify the capital sum required to meet a periodical...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the President of the Family Division, regarding all proceedings in the Family Court in...
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9th Nov
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A void marriage is one that will be treated by the court as never having taken place. The grounds on which a marriage will be void are set out in...
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9th Nov
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Online divorceOn 6 May 2018 the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) launched its online divorce service nationwide for the public acting as litigants in person....
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9th Nov
Practice notes
The Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973) sets out the grounds on which a marriage is void or voidable and the bars preventing the grant of a decree...
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9th Nov
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Instructing counsel to advocate on a client’s behalf should be a matter of careful thought and preparation. The role of counsel is to provide...
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Produced in partnership with Ursula Rice of Family First Solicitors Ltd 12th Jan
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the President of the Family Division, regarding all proceedings in the Family Court in...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
The distinction between an amended petition, a supplemental petition and a further petitionWhere it is necessary in some way to amend a petition...
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9th Nov
Precedents
In the Family Court sitting at [location][Case No]Between1[insert name] ApplicantAnd2[ insert name] RespondentStatement of issues for the First...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
A decree of nullity granted after 31 July 1971 in respect of a voidable marriage operates to annul the marriage with effect from decree absolute and...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note sets out the general principles to be applied by the court when considering whether to make a lump sum order within financial...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
The procedure for an application for a declaration of parentage is governed by the Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR 2010), SI 2010/2955, Pt...
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9th Nov

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Precedents
This Precedent is based on a precedent found in Inheritance Act Claims: Law, Practice and Procedure Precedents by Andrew Francis (available subject to...
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6th Apr
Precedents
This Precedent is based on a precedent found in Inheritance Act Claims: Law, Practice and Procedure Precedents by Andrew Francis (available subject to...
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6th Apr
Precedents
This Precedent is based on a precedent found in Inheritance Act Claims: Law, Practice and Procedure Precedents by Andrew Francis (available subject to...
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6th Apr
Practice notes
Notices and restrictions may be used to afford some limited protection of an asset comprising land or property, which comprises registered land, in...
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25th Mar
Practice notes
IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Karen Gibbons of Harper Macleod LLP 17th Mar
Q&As
Proceedings under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 are dealt with under the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 (CPR), not the Family...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Infield of The 36 Group 15th Mar
Q&As
Section 14 of the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 (TOLATA 1996) enables the court, on the application of any person who is a...
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5th Mar
Practice notes
The legal costs position in probate claims is often misunderstood.This Practice Note looks at:•the costs in probate proceedings relating to the...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Draper of Shoosmiths 4th Mar
Practice notes
Time limitsAn action under Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (I(PFD)A 1975) should generally be commenced before the...
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4th Mar
Practice notes
There are a number of circumstances in which the costs provisions of the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 (CPR), SI 1998/3132 will apply to proceedings...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 2nd Mar
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by HMCTS, regarding proceedings in England and Wales during the coronavirus (COVID-19)...
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2nd Mar
Practice notes
Pre-action protocolThere is no specific pre-action protocol relating to claims under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 (TOLATA...
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2nd Mar
Practice notes
This Practice Note sets out the jurisdiction of the court to make a periodical payments order for a child (maintenance provision) under Schedule 1 to...
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25th Feb
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the President of the Family Division, regarding all proceedings in the Family Court in...
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22nd Feb
Precedents
UPON HEARING [counsel OR solicitor] for the claimant and [counsel OR solicitor] for the defendant:Declaration of trust in relation to a property[IT IS...
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14th Feb
Precedents
This document provides general guidance regarding parental responsibility for a child. Your family lawyer will be able to provide specific advice...
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14th Feb

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