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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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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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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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Client care—family lawClient care is about providing a proper standard of service to clients. This Practice Note sets out the Solicitors Regulation...
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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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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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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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Void and voidable marriagesThe Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973) sets out the grounds on which a marriage is void or voidable and the bars...
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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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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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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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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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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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Standard order 3.2—search order—family proceedingsNote: On 30 November 2017, the then President of the Family Division, Sir James Munby, issued...
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18th Aug
Precedents
Standard order 3.1—freezing order—family proceedingsNote that on 30 November 2017, the President of the Family Division, Sir James Munby, issued...
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18th Aug
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Are there any particular requirements for the appointment of a receiver in family proceedings? Can a receiver be appointed as an interim measure...
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18th Aug
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Restraining a party from leaving the jurisdictionWhere a party wishes to enforce an order, and the respondent intends to leave the jurisdiction of the...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter of Deputy High Court judge and Recorder 18th Aug
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Procedure for an interim remedy under FPR 2010, Pt 20Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the President of the Family...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter of Deputy High Court judge and Recorder 18th Aug
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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 18th Aug
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Applications to restrain future dealing—MCA 1973, s 37Great care should be taken when dealing with an application to preserve assets. An...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter of Deputy High Court judge and Recorder 18th Aug
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Interim orders under FPR 2010, Pt 20Available remediesPart 20 of the Family Procedure Rules 2010, SI 2010/2955 (FPR 2010) sets out a wide range of...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter of Deputy High Court judge and Recorder 18th Aug
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Applications to set aside past dealings—MCA 1973, s 37Setting asideWhere a party considers that the other party has disposed of assets to a third...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter of Deputy High Court judge and Recorder 18th Aug
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Search orders (Anton Piller)—family proceedingsBackgroundIn exceptional circumstances the court may make a search order that allows the applicant's...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter of Deputy High Court judge and Recorder 15th Aug
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