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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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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The Pensions Ombudsman—key decisions and cases up to 2017 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.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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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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Permission to apply for a section 8 orderCoronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the President of the Family Division,...
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19th May
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Procedure for an application for an occupation orderProcedure for an application for an occupation order—Covid-19In the exceptional circumstances of...
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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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Declarations of parentage—procedureThe procedure for an application for a declaration of parentage is governed by the Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR...
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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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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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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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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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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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If a pension sharing order is made in divorce proceedings and the recipient of that order is bankrupt, will the bankrupt spouse receive the pension...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 31st Jul
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Drafting pension orders in family proceedingsStandard financial orders, including in relation to pensions, have been issued as part of the standard...
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Produced in partnership with Rebecca Dziobon of Penningtons Manches Cooper 31st Jul
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Where a pension sharing order has been made and implemented against a pension arrangement in respect of a spouse from a first marriage, can a pension...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Infield of The 36 Group 31st Jul
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Where a pension sharing order was made 15 years ago, and hasn’t yet been implemented, is there a time limit as an extension for implementation?Since...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 31st Jul
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Pension rights of spouses and civil partners on member’s deathFORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT: On 20 July 2020, a written ministerial statement was made...
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31st Jul
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Is there any case law that provides that expert evidence in financial proceedings is necessary in particular cases that support the need for an expert...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 31st Jul
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Pensions—financial remedy procedureCoronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the President of the Family Division, regarding all...
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Produced in partnership with Rebecca Dziobon of Penningtons Manches Cooper 31st Jul
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Insurance considerations on divorce or dissolutionParties to divorce or dissolution proceedings will have to think carefully about the various...
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Produced in partnership with Rebecca Dziobon of Penningtons Manches Cooper 31st Jul
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General principles—pensions in family proceedingsIn proceedings for divorce, nullity, judicial separation or dissolution of a civil partnership, the...
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Produced in partnership with Rebecca Dziobon of Penningtons Manches Cooper 31st Jul
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Pension sharing ordersThis Practice Note explains what a pension sharing order is within family proceedings and sets out which pension interests can...
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Produced in partnership with Rebecca Dziobon of Penningtons Manches Cooper 31st Jul
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International aspects of pensions on divorce etcThis Practice Note sets out different types of overseas pension plans and their features as well as...
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Produced in partnership with Rebecca Dziobon of Penningtons Manches Cooper 31st Jul
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Pensions on divorce etc—variation and appealsCoronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the President of the Family Division,...
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Produced in partnership with Rebecca Dziobon of Penningtons Manches Cooper 31st Jul
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Is there a specific timescale within which a person responsible for the pension arrangement (PRPA) must revert to the parties in the event that...
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31st Jul
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Implementation of pension orders in family proceedingsUnlike pension sharing orders, there is no complex implementation process for pension attachment...
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Produced in partnership with Rebecca Dziobon of Penningtons Manches Cooper 31st Jul
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Public sector pensions and family proceedingsThis Practice Note sets out the various types of public sector pension schemes and specific factors to...
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Produced in partnership with Rebecca Dziobon of Penningtons Manches Cooper 31st Jul

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