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The no order principleThis Practice Note explains the no order principle contained in section 1(5) of the Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989). It explains...
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19th May
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Restrictions on decree being made absolute—divorceWhen considering an application for decree nisi to be made absolute the district judge must have...
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19th May
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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
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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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The Pensions Ombudsman—key decisions and cases up to 2017 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.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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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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Forced marriage protection ordersWhen sections 120–121 of the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 (ABCPA 2014) came into effect on 16...
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19th May
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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
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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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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
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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 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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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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Drafting the terms of a financial consent orderThis Practice Note sets out the basic principles to be applied when drafting a financial consent order...
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19th May

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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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How may an order to transfer a joint life policy be enforced where one party refuses to effect the transfer? Is there a limitation period within which...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Starks of St Ives Chambers 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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What is the difference between an application for a means of payment order and an application for ‘such a method of enforcement as the court considers...
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5th Jun
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Where a judgment creditor wishes to enforce arrears of maintenance by way of an application for a charging order, is the permission of the court...
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Produced in partnership with Tori Adams of 4 King’s Bench Walk 5th Jun
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Should an application for enforcement be made in Form D50K (Notice of application for enforcement by such method as the court may consider...
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5th Jun
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What steps can a paying parent take to enforce provision contained in a consent order for the claw-back of payments of statutory child support made...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 5th Jun
Q&As
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
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 of Deputy High Court judge and Recorder 5th 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 5th Jun
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The impact of bankruptcy on divorce proceedingsThe impact that bankruptcy and divorce proceedings have on one another has been subject to several...
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5th Jun
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Charging ordersA charging order is an order enabling the payment of a judgment debt to be secured by imposing a charge against certain types 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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Judgment summonsA judgment summons is a summons made pursuant to the Debtors Act 1869 (DA 1869). It requires a debtor to appear in court. As long as...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter of Deputy High Court judge and Recorder 5th Jun
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Limitations on enforcementTime limitsThe rules of limitation that prevent a fresh action being taken on a judgment once six years have elapsed since...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter of Deputy High Court judge and Recorder 5th Jun

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