Case management

Case management guidance:

Civil restraint orders in family proceedings The court can order one of three types of civil restraint order (CRO) against a party that has made applications that are...

Practice Note

The overriding objective The Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR 2010), SI 2010/2955, Pt 1 sets out the overriding objective. The overriding objective is to enable the court...

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Introduction An extended civil restraint order (ECRO) may be made where a party has persistently made applications that are totally without merit. Effect of ECRO Where...

Practice Note

Limited civil restraint orders (LCRO) A LCRO may be made where a party has made two or more applications that are totally without merit. A LCRO: • is limited to the...

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If one party considers that an agreement has been reached (usually in relation to financial arrangements between the parties), or an agreement was made but one party...

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This Practice Note provides information about, and access to, civil restraint standard orders issued by the President of the Family Division, Sir James Munby, on 6 June...

Practice Note

Strike out Under its case management powers the court has the power to strike out the whole or part of a statement of case. This power does not apply to proceedings to...

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