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What is the procedure to enforce a penal notice attached to an order as to the filing of a Form E?The first step is to ensure that the penal notice is...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 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The Pensions Ombudsman—key decisions and cases up to 2017 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.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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Forced marriage protection ordersWhen sections 120–121 of the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 (ABCPA 2014) came into effect on 16...
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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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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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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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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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Undefended divorce proceedingsOnline divorceOn 6 May 2018 the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) launched its online divorce service nationwide for the public...
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19th May
Precedents
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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Drafting the terms of a financial consent orderThis Practice Note sets out the basic principles to be applied when drafting a financial consent order...
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19th May

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Can personal representatives who have obtained costs orders against a beneficiary claim a lien over the inheritance of that beneficiary who has since...
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6th Jun
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Is there any authority for including the cost of university education as a factor when determining the quantum of a minor child's award under an...
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Produced in partnership with Graham Stott of gunnercooke LLP 6th Jun
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What is the effect for IHT of a settlement payment to a former spouse for a claim against an estate under Inheritance (Provision for family...
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6th Jun
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When issuing a claim form for relief under Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 and the defendants’ addresses are unknown what...
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6th Jun
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In a claim for reasonable financial provision, on whom do you need to serve and when will you need permission to serve a defendant out of...
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6th Jun
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Can an estate be varied, with the court's consent on behalf of minor beneficiaries, to redirect the property from minor grandchildren of the deceased...
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6th Jun
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Does the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 provide for the situation where, before the deceased’s death, they transferred...
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6th Jun
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For an infant settlement approval hearing, is there a standard draft order? Is Form N292 applicable for Inheritance Act claims?There are specific...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 6th Jun
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Does a grant ad colligenda bona start the clock running on the limitation period for Inheritance Act claims?Practice Note: The type of grant needed at...
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Produced in partnership with Graham Stott of gunnercooke LLP 6th Jun
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What are an executor's duties as regards neutrality in the event of a dispute between beneficiaries? What are the executor's duties if he is also a...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Draper of Irwin Mitchell LLP 5th Jun
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Can an adult child, who has been adopted, make a claim against the estate of their natural parents?We have understood this question to be regarding...
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5th Jun
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Is an agreement not to make an Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 claim enforceable against the surviving parties?The response...
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5th Jun

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