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The meaning and scope of parental responsibilityDefinitionParental responsibility is concerned with the care and upbringing of a child until they grow...
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19th May
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Capitalised maintenance—Duxbury calculationsThe basis of Duxbury calculationsA Duxbury calculation is an actuarial calculation designed to identify...
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19th May
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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
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The Pensions Ombudsman—key decisions and cases up to 2017 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.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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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
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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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Client care—family lawClient care is about providing a proper standard of service to clients. This Practice Note sets out the Solicitors Regulation...
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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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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
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Defended divorce proceedingsCoronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the President of the Family Division, regarding all...
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19th May
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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
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Void and voidable marriagesThe Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973) sets out the grounds on which a marriage is void or voidable and the bars...
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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
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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
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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
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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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Enforcement with EU Member StatesThis Practice Note sets out the pre-IP completion day and transitional position in relation to proceedings in England...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter of Deputy High Court judge and Recorder 24th Jun
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Introduction to international enforcementThe international enforcement of financial orders is not a common feature of everyday practice. As a result,...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter of Deputy High Court judge and Recorder 24th Jun
Q&As
Section 37 of the Family Law Act 1986 makes provision regarding UK passports. Can the Family Court make an order for the surrender of a foreign, ie...
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5th Jun
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When submitting an application under Article 39 of Brussels II bis (Council Regulation (EC) 2201/2003) for a certificate concerning a judgment in a...
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5th Jun
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Is it possible to enforce a periodical payments order where the payer is resident in another jurisdiction?The location of the debtor and their assets...
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5th Jun
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Can a property adjustment order made in England and Wales in respect of a former matrimonial home situated in Ireland be enforced in Ireland without...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 5th Jun
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What is the procedure for a European Enforcement Order where matrimonial property is being transferred from one party to another?An application for a...
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5th Jun
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How may an order made in matrimonial proceedings in Hong Kong for the transfer of a property located in the UK be enforced in England and Wales,...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Infield of The 36 Group 5th Jun
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Where a child arrangements order was made in England and Wales and the child now lives in the Republic of Ireland, how may the order be enforced as to...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 5th Jun
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When is Form D180 used?Form D180 may be used in relation to the registration of orders under article 39 of Council Regulation (EC) 2201/2003 of 27...
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5th Jun
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Enforcement in non-EU countries and non-transitional EU cases11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter of Deputy High Court judge and Recorder 5th Jun
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The 2007 Hague Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family MaintenanceThe Hague Convention of 23 November...
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5th Jun
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Restraining a party from leaving the jurisdictionWhere a party wishes to enforce an order, and the respondent intends to leave the jurisdiction of the...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter of Deputy High Court judge and Recorder 5th Jun

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