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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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20th Oct
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Procedure for an application for a non-molestation order—Covid-19In the exceptional circumstances of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic guidance has...
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16th Oct
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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26th Sep
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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26th Sep
Practice notes
The court’s power to order periodical payments is contained in section 23(1)(a) of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973) and Schedule 5, Part 1,...
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26th Sep
Practice notes
This Practice Note sets out the procedural steps to be taken where the parties have reached agreement by consent within financial remedy proceedings,...
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26th Sep
Practice notes
Cohabitants do not have the same rights to make property claims as married couples or civil partners, and disputes between cohabitants regarding their...
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26th Sep
Practice notes
This Practice Note is impacted by the exit of the UK from the EU on 31 January 2020. This has implications, inter alia, for practitioners considering...
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26th Sep
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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26th Sep
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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26th Sep
Practice notes
Bar on petition for divorce within one year of marriageA petition for divorce cannot be presented to the court before the expiration of one year from...
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26th Sep
Practice notes
In addition to signposting on Key aspects of family law practice, the following common areas of family law are introduced in this Practice Note (in...
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26th Sep
Practice notes
The Family Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2018, SI 2018/440, amended the Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR 2010), SI 2010/2955, primarily introducing new...
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25th Sep
Practice notes
Child arrangements orders Since 22 April 2014, when section 12 of the Children and Families Act 2014 (CFA 2014) came into effect, the...
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25th Sep
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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),...
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25th Sep
Practice notes
By virtue of section 24A of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973) (and the Civil Partnership Act 2004 equivalent), the court can make an order...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter, deputy High Court judge and Recorder 25th Sep

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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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26th Sep
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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26th Sep
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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26th Sep
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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26th Sep
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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26th Sep
Practice notes
If a claim under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (I(PFD)A 1975) proceeds to a final hearing, the court can make one or...
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26th Sep
Precedents
This Deed is made the [insert date and month] 20[insert year]Parties1[Insert name of first party] of [insert address of first party] ([insert first...
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26th Sep
Precedents
This document provides general guidance regarding the property rights of cohabitants and claims under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees...
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26th Sep
Precedents
This DEED is made on [insert date and month] 20[insert year]Parties1[Insert name of first party] of [insert address of first party] ([AB]) and2[Insert...
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26th Sep
Practice notes
Cohabitants do not have the same rights to make property claims as married couples or civil partners, and disputes between cohabitants regarding their...
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26th Sep
Precedents
This document provides general guidance regarding financial provision for children. Your family lawyer will be able to provide specific advice based...
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26th Sep
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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26th Sep
Practice notes
This Practice Note provides guidance on the ability of the courts to make capital orders under Schedule 1 to the Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989),...
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26th Sep
Practice notes
Issues relating to a child's surname may arise more frequently between cohabitants, and former cohabitants, than couples who are, or have been,...
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27th Sep
Q&As
The Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 (TOLATA 1996) allows the court to determine issues between trustees of land, including making...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Sep
Q&As
It is assumed, the order being made pursuant to the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 (TOLATA 1996), that the order is made by a...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Edwards 28th Sep
Q&As
Save in limited circumstances, the court has no jurisdiction in respect of child maintenance which is governed by the Child Support Act 1991 as...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Sep

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