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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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20th Oct
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Procedure for an application for a non-molestation order—Covid-19In the exceptional circumstances of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic guidance has...
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16th Oct
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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The court’s power to order periodical payments is contained in section 23(1)(a) of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973) and Schedule 5, Part 1,...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note sets out the procedural steps to be taken where the parties have reached agreement by consent within financial remedy proceedings,...
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26th Sep
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Cohabitants do not have the same rights to make property claims as married couples or civil partners, and disputes between cohabitants regarding their...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note is impacted by the exit of the UK from the EU on 31 January 2020. This has implications, inter alia, for practitioners considering...
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26th Sep
Practice notes
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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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Bar on petition for divorce within one year of marriageA petition for divorce cannot be presented to the court before the expiration of one year from...
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26th Sep
Practice notes
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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26th Sep
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The Family Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2018, SI 2018/440, amended the Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR 2010), SI 2010/2955, primarily introducing new...
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25th Sep
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Child arrangements orders Since 22 April 2014, when section 12 of the Children and Families Act 2014 (CFA 2014) came into effect, the...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note provides guidance on case law in relation to claims under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 (TOLATA 1996),...
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25th Sep
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By virtue of section 24A of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973) (and the Civil Partnership Act 2004 equivalent), the court can make an order...
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Rationale for valuationIn any financial remedy application, some valuation of all relevant assets and liabilities needs to be obtained. A failure to...
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25th Sep
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A Calderbank offer is a settlement offer marked ‘without prejudice save as to costs’. Whether a Calderbank offer is admissible, and what weight will...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note is impacted by the exit of the UK from the EU on 31 January 2020. This has implications for practitioners, inter alia, when...
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25th Sep
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In financial proceedings there is an ongoing duty to provide full, frank, and clear disclosure. Such disclosure includes all material facts, documents...
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25th Sep
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BackgroundThe Family Procedure Rules 2010, SI 2010/2955 (FPR 2010) do not contain a procedure for inspection (formerly production) appointments, as...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note provides guidance on the requirements for permission to adduce expert evidence and restrictions on expert evidence, together with...
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25th Sep
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There is an ongoing duty of full and frank disclosure in financial proceedings. Such disclosure includes all material facts, documents and other...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note details requirements in relation to disclosure within financial proceedings, the duty of disclosure to the court as it relates to...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note provides guidance on the ongoing duty of full and frank disclosure in financial proceedings, together with the possible...
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26th Sep
Precedents
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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26th Sep
Practice notes
This Practice Note is impacted by the exit of the UK from the EU on 31 January 2020. This has implications for practitioners when considering an...
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26th Sep
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Practitioners dealing with care proceedings where there are concurrent or imminent criminal proceedings need to be prepared to deal with a number of...
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26th Sep
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Under section 37 of the Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989), the court has the power to order an investigation by a local authority into the welfare of a...
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26th Sep
Practice notes
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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26th Sep
Practice notes
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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26th Sep
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Under Part III of the Family Law Reform Act 1969 (FLRA 1969), in civil proceedings in which the parentage of any person falls to be determined, the...
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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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This Practice Note provides guidance on the joint instruction of an expert witness in financial proceedings under the Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR...
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