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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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This Practice Note sets out the basic principles to be applied when drafting a financial consent order including the preparation and structure of the...
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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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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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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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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 12th Jan
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This Practice Note explains the no order principle contained in section 1(5) of the Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989). It explains when the principle...
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9th Nov
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The power to make pension attachment orders (previously referred to as earmarking orders) arises from the insertion of sections 25B–25D of the...
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Produced in partnership with Rebecca Dziobon of Penningtons Manches Cooper 12th Jan
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The paramountcy principleWhen any court determines any question with respect to:•the upbringing of the child, or•the administration of the child's...
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Appeals—general principles, practice and procedureCoronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the President of the Family Division,...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter, deputy High Court judge and Recorder 15th May
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—revisiting financial ordersThe coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is an unforeseen global event that has had significant...
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Produced in partnership with Marc Samuels, Niki Langridge and Rhys Taylor MCIArb of The 36 Group 15th May
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Applications for permission to appeal in the Family CourtCoronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the President of the Family...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter, deputy High Court judge and Recorder 15th May
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Appeals to the Court of Appeal or the Supreme CourtCoronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the President of the Family...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter, deputy High Court judge and Recorder 15th May
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Preparation for an appeal and orders that may be madeCoronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the President of the Family...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter, deputy High Court judge and Recorder 15th May
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Appeals in public law children proceedingsCoronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the President of the Family Division,...
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15th May
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High Court (Family Division) appeals by electronic meansWith effect from 1 February 2021, provision is made in the Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR...
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15th May
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Setting aside financial orders including Barder events where no error of the court allegedBackgroundFor a considerable time there had been doubt and...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter, deputy High Court judge and Recorder 15th May
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General rule on costs in judicial reviewThe general rule in relation to costs in judicial review, as in other proceedings, is that costs follow the...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 13th Apr
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What is judicial review?Judicial review is a process by which the courts exercise a supervisory jurisdiction over the exercise of public functions by...
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Produced in partnership with Mathew Purchase of Matrix Chambers and Dr Mirza Ahmad of St Philips Chambers 9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 9th Apr
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Key procedural stages in a judicial review claim in the Administrative Court Broadly speaking, and subject to any contrary directions, the key stages...
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Produced in partnership with Mathew Purchase of Matrix Chambers and Dr Mirza Ahmad of St Philips Chambers 9th Apr
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When considering whether and how to bring a claim for judicial review, the first step is to consider whether judicial review is be an appropriate...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Purchase of Matrix Chambers and Dr Mirza Ahmad of St Philips Chambers 5th Mar
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It is ordinarily the case in family proceedings (save for certain excluded types of application) that each party bears their own costs. While the...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 13th Feb
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The court has the power to make final orders in financial remedy proceedings on the pronouncement of decree absolute. Other than certain interim...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 13th Feb

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