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Sequestration is a process for dealing with a contempt of court that would be otherwise punishable by a committal under which the assets of the...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter, deputy High Court judge and Recorder 9th Nov
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Online divorceWhere a divorce is proceeding via the online service note that while rules relating to divorce proceedings are generally to be found in...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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Applications for judicial separation are relatively rare in practice. It may arise where the client has strong religious and or cultural reasons for...
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9th Nov
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The basis of Duxbury calculationsA Duxbury calculation is an actuarial calculation designed to identify the capital sum required to meet a periodical...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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A void marriage is one that will be treated by the court as never having taken place. The grounds on which a marriage will be void are set out in...
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9th Nov
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Online divorceOn 6 May 2018 the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) launched its online divorce service nationwide for the public acting as litigants in person....
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9th Nov
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The Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973) sets out the grounds on which a marriage is void or voidable and the bars preventing the grant of a decree...
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9th Nov
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Instructing counsel to advocate on a client’s behalf should be a matter of careful thought and preparation. The role of counsel is to provide...
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Produced in partnership with Ursula Rice of Family First Solicitors Ltd 9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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The distinction between an amended petition, a supplemental petition and a further petitionWhere it is necessary in some way to amend a petition...
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9th Nov
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In the Family Court sitting at [location][Case No]Between1[insert name] ApplicantAnd2[ insert name] RespondentStatement of issues for the First...
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9th Nov
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A decree of nullity granted after 31 July 1971 in respect of a voidable marriage operates to annul the marriage with effect from decree absolute and...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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The procedure for an application for a declaration of parentage is governed by the Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR 2010), SI 2010/2955, Pt...
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9th Nov

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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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This document provides general guidance regarding financial provision for children. Your family lawyer will be able to provide specific advice based...
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29th Nov
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This Practice Note is impacted by the decision of the UK on 23 June 2016 to leave the EU. This has implications for practitioners considering which...
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29th Nov
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File noteA file note (also known as an attendance note) should be prepared immediately after the first interview, and after every client...
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28th Nov
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Instructing counsel to advocate on a client’s behalf should be a matter of careful thought and preparation. The role of counsel is to provide...
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Produced in partnership with Ursula Rice of Family First Solicitors Ltd 28th Nov
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Time is one of the great commodities of the family lawyer. As a profession, the emphasis has only recently begun to shift from selling time, through...
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Produced in partnership with Ursula Rice of Family First Solicitors Ltd 28th Nov
Precedents
This document provides general guidance regarding the property rights of cohabitants and claims under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees...
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28th Nov
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This document provides general guidance regarding public law applications relating to children. Your family lawyer will be able to provide specific...
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28th Nov
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This document provides general guidance regarding applications for child arrangements orders. Your family lawyer will be able to provide specific...
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28th Nov
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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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28th Nov
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This document provides general guidance regarding alternatives to court in family law matters including the requirement to attend a mediation...
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28th Nov
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This document provides general guidance regarding parental responsibility for a child. Your family lawyer will be able to provide specific advice...
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28th Nov
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This document provides general guidance regarding an application to court to resolve your financial arrangements on divorce or dissolution. Your...
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28th Nov
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This document provides general guidance regarding post-nuptial agreements. Your family lawyer will be able to provide specific advice based on your...
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28th Nov
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This document provides general guidance regarding procedure for dissolving a civil partnership. Your family lawyer will be able to provide specific...
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28th Nov
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This document provides general guidance regarding pre-nuptial agreements. Your family lawyer will be able to provide specific advice based on your...
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28th Nov
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This document provides general guidance regarding injunctions to protect from domestic abuse available in the family courts. Your family lawyer will...
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28th Nov
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This document provides general guidance regarding divorce procedure. Your family lawyer will be able to provide specific advice based on your...
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28th Nov
Precedents
This document provides general guidance regarding an application for leave to remove children permanently from the jurisdiction. Your family lawyer...
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28th Nov
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This document provides general guidance regarding applications for adoption by step-parents. Your family lawyer will be able to provide specific...
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28th Nov

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