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Sequestration is a process for dealing with a contempt of court that would be otherwise punishable by a committal under which the assets of the...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter, deputy High Court judge and Recorder 9th Nov
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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
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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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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
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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 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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This Practice Note is impacted by the exit of the UK from the EU on 31 January 2020. This has implications for practitioners when considering an...
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9th Nov
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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
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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
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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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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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Produced in partnership with David Salter, deputy High Court judge and Recorder 29th Nov
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BackgroundIn exceptional circumstances the court may make a search order that allows the applicant's representatives to enter the respondent's...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter, deputy High Court judge and Recorder 29th Nov
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During the course of a marriage or civil partnership where one spouse or civil partner is entitled to occupy a property by virtue of a beneficial...
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29th Nov
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Great care should be taken when dealing with an application to preserve assets. An ill-conceived, badly prepared application or one that does not...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter 29th Nov
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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, inter alia, when...
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29th 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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29th Nov
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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, inter alia, when...
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29th Nov
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Setting asideWhere a party considers that the other party has disposed of assets to a third party so as to defeat their claims in financial...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter, deputy High Court judge and Recorder 29th 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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28th Nov
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StalkingThere are two offences of stalking under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 (PHA 1997), stalking and stalking involving fear of violence...
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28th 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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28th Nov
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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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28th Nov
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A freezing order (formerly termed a Mareva injunction or order) is an interim injunction restraining a party from disposing or dealing with...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter 28th Nov
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Procedure for an application for an occupation order—Covid-19In the exceptional circumstances of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic guidance has been...
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28th 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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28th Nov
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Available remediesPart 20 of the Family Procedure Rules 2010, SI 2010/2955 (FPR 2010) sets out a wide range of interim remedies that may be ordered by...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter, deputy High Court judge and Recorder 28th Nov
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Domestic Violence Disclosure SchemeThe Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme (DVDS), often known as Clare’s Law, was rolled out across England and Wales...
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28th Nov

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