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Case number [insert number][In the principal registryORIn the [insert court location] FAMILY court]Sitting at [insert place]Notice of...
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19th May
Practice notes
Notice to show cause applications in family proceedingsIf one party considers that an agreement has been reached (usually in relation to financial...
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19th May
Practice notes
Statements of truth in family proceedingsDocuments that must be verified by a statement of truth in family proceedingsThe provisions regarding...
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19th May
Practice notes
Writ or warrant of possession of landA writ (High Court) or warrant (Family Court) of possession of land can be used to give effect to an order that...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter, deputy High Court judge and Recorder 19th May
Practice notes
Filing the divorce petition and supporting documentsThis Practice Note explains what documents must be filed with the petition when commencing...
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19th May
Practice notes
DesertionThe Family Procedure Rules 2010, SI 2010/2955 (FPR 2010) have introduced a change in the terminology in divorce proceedings. There are...
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19th May
Practice notes
Procedure for an application for an occupation orderProcedure for an application for an occupation order—Covid-19In the exceptional circumstances of...
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19th May
Practice notes
The ground for divorceBar on petition for divorce within one year of marriageA petition for divorce cannot be presented to the court before the...
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19th May
Practice notes
Occupation ordersCoronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the President of the Family Division, regarding all proceedings in the...
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19th May
Practice notes
Mesher and Martin ordersThe court may consider it appropriate for one party to remain in a property, with the other party retaining an interest in...
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19th May
Practice notes
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) regime 2019 for family lawyersFrom 25 November 2019, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) Standards and...
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19th May
Precedents
Dear [insert organisation][insert case name] [insert case reference number]We enclose our client’s application for decree nisi to be made absolute.The...
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19th May
Practice notes
Freezing orders (Mareva)—family proceedingsA freezing order (formerly termed a Mareva injunction or order) is an interim injunction restraining a...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter of Deputy High Court judge and Recorder 19th May
Practice notes
Undefended divorce proceedingsOnline divorceOn 6 May 2018 the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) launched its online divorce service nationwide for the public...
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19th May
Practice notes
Divorce centres [Archived]ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note provides information following the creation of divorce centres and the centralised...
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19th May

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Practice notes
The Official SolicitorThe Official Solicitor (OS) is an officer of the Supreme Court appointed by the Lord Chancellor. The Official Solicitor's staff...
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Produced in partnership with Thomson Snell & Passmore 29th Jul
Practice notes
Court of Protection case tracker—2021Southwark London Borough Council v P (by her litigation friend, the Official Solicitor) and others [2021] EWCOP...
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28th Jul
Practice notes
Court of Protection VisitorsThe role of the Court of Protection Visitor is a long-standing one, which operated under the jurisdiction of the Mental...
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2nd Jul
Practice notes
The Public GuardianThe Public Guardian is a statutory office-holder and an appointee of the Lord Chancellor. The holder of the role of Public Guardian...
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1st Jul
Q&As
How does the Court of Protection fix costs for applications for the appointment of a deputy for health and welfare?The rules governing costs in the...
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6th Jun
Q&As
What is the procedure to approve an Israeli order for guardianship in the UK? The protected person lives in Israel but the assets are situated in the...
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5th Jun
Q&As
If a person who lacks capacity resides in India, would the Court of Protection have any jurisdiction to appoint a deputy, if there is potential for...
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5th Jun
Q&As
What is the process for paying a sum due to a residuary beneficiary into the Court Funds Office?Payments to the Court Funds Office should be made in...
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5th Jun
Q&As
Can I submit an application for a statutory will to the Court of Protection, where P is not domiciled in the UK?The international jurisdiction of the...
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5th Jun
Q&As
Is it possible to apply to the Court of Protection to have an Indian deputyship/guardianship order recognised in the UK?An application in accordance...
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Produced in partnership with Graham Stott of gunnercooke LLP 5th Jun
Q&As
How does the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak impact on transparency orders in the Court of Protection?How does the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak...
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5th Jun
Q&As
Can a Scottish Guardianship Order be used in relation to the sale of a property situated in England?The international jurisdiction of the Court of...
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5th Jun
Practice notes
Powers of the Court of ProtectionIntroductionThe powers of the Court of Protection (the court) are set out in the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA 2005)...
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5th Jun
Practice notes
International issues relating to the protection of vulnerable adultsCross-border issues arise whenever someone holds assets in more than one...
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5th Jun
Practice notes
Privacy, confidentiality and transparency in the Court of ProtectionCoronavirus (COVID-19): The content of this subtopic is temporarily affected by...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine McQuail of Radcliffe Chambers 5th Jun
Practice notes
Public Guardian and Court of Protection fees and fixed costsFees for applications to the Office of the Public GuardianThe fees to be paid in respect...
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5th Jun

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