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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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20th Oct
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Procedure for an application for a non-molestation order—Covid-19In the exceptional circumstances of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic guidance has...
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16th Oct
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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The court’s power to order periodical payments is contained in section 23(1)(a) of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973) and Schedule 5, Part 1,...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note sets out the procedural steps to be taken where the parties have reached agreement by consent within financial remedy proceedings,...
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26th Sep
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Cohabitants do not have the same rights to make property claims as married couples or civil partners, and disputes between cohabitants regarding their...
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26th Sep
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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, inter alia, for practitioners considering...
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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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Bar on petition for divorce within one year of marriageA petition for divorce cannot be presented to the court before the expiration of one year from...
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26th Sep
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In addition to signposting on Key aspects of family law practice, the following common areas of family law are introduced in this Practice Note (in...
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26th Sep
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The Family Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2018, SI 2018/440, amended the Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR 2010), SI 2010/2955, primarily introducing new...
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25th Sep
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Child arrangements orders Since 22 April 2014, when section 12 of the Children and Families Act 2014 (CFA 2014) came into effect, the...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note provides guidance on case law in relation to claims under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 (TOLATA 1996),...
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25th Sep
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By virtue of section 24A of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973) (and the Civil Partnership Act 2004 equivalent), the court can make an order...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter, deputy High Court judge and Recorder 25th Sep

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Precedents
This document provides general guidance regarding financial disclosure. Your family lawyer will be able to provide specific advice based on your...
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26th Sep
Precedents
This document provides general guidance regarding an application to court to resolve your financial arrangements on divorce or dissolution. Your...
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26th Sep
Practice notes
This Practice Note sets out the circumstances in which the court may make a lump sum order by way of capitalised maintenance on an application for the...
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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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Courts' powersUnder section 23(1)(c) of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973), and the equivalent provisions of the Civil Partnership Act 2004...
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26th Sep
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Section 23(1)(c) of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973) gives the court the ability to order a single lump sum or a series of lump sums in one...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Sep
Q&As
The starting point is section 23 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973), which gives the court jurisdiction to make lump sum orders and...
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Produced in partnership with Marissa Allman of The 36 Group 28th Sep
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The power to order payment of a lump sum from one spouse to the other is contained in section 23(1)(c) of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973)....
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Sep
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The powers of the court are set out in sections 23–24 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973). While those powers relate to the sale of land and...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Haynes of St Ives Chambers 28th Sep
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Pending the final determination of an application for a financial order, the court may make an interim order on such terms as they think just....
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28th Sep
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Section 23(8) of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973) provides:'The powers of the court under this section to make one or more financial...
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28th Sep
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The court can make a lump sum order (payable either in one sum or by instalments), a series of lump sum orders or a deferred lump sum order. That...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Infield of The 36 Group 28th Sep
Q&As
The parties to divorce proceedings are the petitioner and respondent, and therefore only they will be bound by a financial order made by the court in...
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28th Sep
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A pension can only be transferred to another person on death or as a result of financial relief proceedings on divorce or dissolution.If the final...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Infield of The 36 Group 29th Sep
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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