Applications under Schedule 1 to the Children Act 1989

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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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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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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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This Practice Note sets out the basic principles to be applied when drafting a financial consent order including the preparation and structure of the...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Precedents
In the Family Court sitting at [location][Case No]Between1[insert name] ApplicantAnd2[ insert name] RespondentStatement of issues for the First...
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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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Precedents
This document provides general guidance regarding financial provision for children. Your family lawyer will be able to provide specific advice based...
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29th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note is impacted by the exit of the UK from the EU on 31 January 2020. This has implications for practitioners considering which courts...
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29th Nov
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This Practice Note provides guidance on the ability of the courts to make capital orders under Schedule 1 to the Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989),...
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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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28th Nov
Q&As
An application under Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989) is defined as a financial remedy by the Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR 2010), SI...
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28th Nov
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The jurisdiction of the courts to deal with applications for maintenance for the benefit of children is set out in Schedule 1 to the Children Act 1989...
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Produced in partnership with Marissa Allman of The 36 Group 28th Nov
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Pursuant to Schedule 1 to the Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989), the court has the power to make several orders on the application of a parent, guardian or...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Nov
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The usual rule as to costs under the Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR 2010), SI 2010/2955, 28.3 (ie generally no order as to costs save in exceptional...
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28th Nov
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Section 4(1) of the Child Support Act 1991 (CSA 1991) provides that a person who is, in relation to any qualifying child or any qualifying children,...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Nov
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Can the court make a legal services order in Schedule 1 proceedings?A legal services order may only be made in relation to proceedings under the...
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