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Pension attachment ordersThe power to make pension attachment orders (previously referred to as earmarking orders) arises from the insertion of...
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Produced in partnership with Rebecca Dziobon of Penningtons Manches Cooper 19th May
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Private children—paramountcy of the child's welfareThe paramountcy principleWhen any court determines any question with respect to:•the upbringing of...
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The grounds on which a marriage is voidableA decree of nullity granted after 31 July 1971 in respect of a voidable marriage operates to annul the...
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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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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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Can a Sears Tooth agreement be entered into in relation to proceedings under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 (TOLATA...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 19th May
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Sears Tooth agreementsThe Family Procedure Rules 2010, SI 2010/2955, 1.1 sets out the overriding objective, including that dealing with a case justly...
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19th May
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The ground for divorceBar on petition for divorce within one year of marriageA petition for divorce cannot be presented to the court before the...
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Applications under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by HMCTS, regarding proceedings...
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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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Reports under section 37 of the Children Act 1989Under section 37 of the Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989), the court has the power to order an...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 19th May
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Freezing orders (Mareva)—family proceedingsA freezing order (formerly termed a Mareva injunction or order) is an interim injunction restraining a...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter of Deputy High Court judge and Recorder 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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Application to vary, extend or discharge a non-molestation or occupation orderCoronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the...
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Financial arrangements for children—client guideThis document provides general guidance regarding financial provision for children. Your family lawyer...
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22nd Jun
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Where a parent with care (PWC) no longer satisfies the definition of a PWC, as set out in section 3(3) of the Child Support Act 1991, do they have a...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 5th Jun
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Can a child maintenance claim be made for a child who is age 17 where the parents agreed that a claim would not be made, and the child sometimes...
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5th Jun
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Can a mother of a disabled child seek periodical payments under Schedule 1 to the Children Act 1989 to cover the cost of the mortgage repayments on...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 5th Jun
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When conducting a child maintenance calculation, will the child maintenance service take into account unearned income such as rental income?In...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 5th Jun
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Can the applicant within proceedings as to financial provision on divorce, or under Schedule 1 to the Children Act 1989, seek an order that the...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 5th Jun
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Is a child maintenance order included in a financial order by consent still enforceable after 12 months?The court has limited jurisdiction to deal...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 5th Jun
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Where an order has been made for child maintenance to be paid until the completion of secondary education, can the child subsequently make an...
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Produced in partnership with Tori Adams of 4 King’s Bench Walk 5th Jun
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Are there any circumstances in which a connection will be made between the payment of child maintenance and contact between the paying parent and the...
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Where parties agree a clean break upon divorce, what is the position with regard to child maintenance, and will that continue to be paid?A clean break...
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