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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 advice based on your...

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This document provides general guidance regarding changing a child’s name. Your family lawyer will be able to provide specific advice based on your circumstances. Who can...

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This document provides general guidance regarding applications for child arrangements orders. Your family lawyer will be able to provide specific advice based on your...

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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 advice based on your...

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This document provides general guidance regarding the property rights of cohabitants and claims under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996. Your family...

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This document provides general guidance regarding cohabitation agreements. It explains what a cohabitation agreement is, why you might want to make one, and the sorts of...

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The most important rule is to be polite. If you are polite to everyone at all times, it is hard to go seriously wrong. The judge Make sure all mobile phones have been...

Practice Note

This document provides general guidance regarding divorce procedure. Your family lawyer will be able to provide specific advice based on your circumstances. How do I...

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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 alphabetical order): •...

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This document provides general guidance regarding an application to court to resolve your financial arrangements on divorce or dissolution. Your family lawyer will be...

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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 on your...

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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 circumstances. What is...

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There are certain protocols that need to be followed when addressing members of the judiciary. These protocols apply both to communications by way of correspondence and...

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This document provides general guidance regarding an application for leave to remove children permanently from the jurisdiction. Your family lawyer will be able to...

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Family work is demanding in many ways that have nothing to do with the complexity of the black letter law. By their nature the family client is upset, distracted and...

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The purpose of networking and business development is not to generate sales, leads or push a promotion. Meeting individual people and getting to know them would be a very...

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This document provides general guidance regarding alternatives to court in family law matters including the requirement to attend a mediation information and assessment...

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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 be able to provide...

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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 based on your...

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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 circumstances. What is...

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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 circumstances. What is...

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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 advice based on your...

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This document provides general guidance regarding separation agreements. Your family lawyer will be able to provide specific advice based on your circumstances. What is a...

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This document provides general guidance regarding applications for specific issue and prohibited steps orders. Your family lawyer will be able to provide specific advice...

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File note A file note (also known as an attendance note) should be prepared immediately after the first interview, and after every client meeting/conversation thereafter,...

Practice Note

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 courts have...

Practice Note

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 to selling 'a great...

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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 independent objective advice...

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