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What is the procedure to enforce a penal notice attached to an order as to the filing of a Form E?The first step is to ensure that the penal notice is...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 19th May
Practice notes
Capitalised maintenance—Duxbury calculationsThe basis of Duxbury calculationsA Duxbury calculation is an actuarial calculation designed to identify...
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19th May
Practice notes
The Pensions Ombudsman—key decisions and cases up to 2017 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. It looks at...
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Produced in partnership with David Gallagher of Fieldfisher 19th May
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Child Arrangements Programme—the procedure for section 8 applicationsCoronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the President of...
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19th May
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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
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Sears Tooth agreementsThe Family Procedure Rules 2010, SI 2010/2955, 1.1 sets out the overriding objective, including that dealing with a case justly...
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19th May
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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
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Declarations of parentage—procedureThe procedure for an application for a declaration of parentage is governed by the Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR...
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19th May
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Pensions and judicial separationOn proceedings for judicial separation the court has the power to redistribute the benefits derived from pension...
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Produced in partnership with Rebecca Dziobon of Penningtons Manches Cooper 19th May
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Reports under section 37 of the Children Act 1989Under section 37 of the Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989), the court has the power to order an...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 19th May
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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
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General principles—lump sum ordersThis Practice Note sets out the general principles to be applied by the court when considering whether to make a...
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19th May
Practice notes
Standard orders—general principles11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following...
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19th May
Precedents
In the Family CourtSitting at [court name]No: [case number][The Matrimonial Causes Act 1973ORThe Civil Partnership Act 2004ORThe Child Support Act...
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19th May
Precedents
To: Newcastle Pension Centre, Futures GroupThe Pension Service 9Mail Handling Site AWolverhamptonWV98 1LUUKDate: [insert date]Dear Pension ServiceOur...
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19th May
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Application to vary, extend or discharge a non-molestation or occupation orderCoronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the...
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19th May

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Non-molestation ordersCoronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the President of the Family Division, regarding all proceedings...
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5th Aug
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In relation to the civil tort of harassment under section 3 of the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 (PHA 1997) is the test for a ‘course of...
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Produced in partnership with Tori Adams of 4 King’s Bench Walk 1st Aug
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If the applicant for a non-molestation order does not have the address for the respondent and only has a mobile telephone number what steps can they...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 1st Aug
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Where an application has been made to extend the term of a non-molestation order, and a hearing listed, can the extension be agreed by consent? If so,...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 1st Aug
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Where a respondent to an application for a non-molestation or occupation order cannot be found, should an application have to be made to serve via an...
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1st Aug
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Can a non-owning former spouse register an interest in the matrimonial home after the divorce has been concluded but before a financial remedy order...
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1st Aug
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Can undertakings given in Family Law Act 1996 proceedings be varied or amended by consent or otherwise?Pursuant to section 46 of the Family Law Act...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 1st Aug
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Are there any particular requirements for the appointment of a receiver in family proceedings? Can a receiver be appointed as an interim measure...
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1st Aug
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If someone is subject to Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference, can they remove the violent partner from the deeds to a property and the mortgage...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 1st Aug
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What powers, duties and options do a local authority have to protect a child they suspect is vulnerable to child sexual exploitation?A helpful...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Haynes of St Ives Chambers 1st Aug
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If a parent of a minor is served, will this suffice as service of a non-molestation order? Does the parent need to inform the minor of the order, or...
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1st Aug

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