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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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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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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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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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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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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
Precedents
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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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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This Practice Note is impacted by the exit of the UK from the EU on 31 January 2020. This has implications for practitioners considering which courts...
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25th Nov
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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 considering which courts...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter, deputy High Court judge and Recorder 9th Nov
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 considering which courts...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter, deputy High Court judge and Recorder 15th Oct
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 considering which courts...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter, deputy High Court judge and Recorder 15th Oct
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 considering which courts...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter, deputy High Court judge and Recorder 15th Oct
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 considering which courts...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter, deputy High Court judge and Recorder 15th Oct
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 considering which courts...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with David Salter, deputy High Court judge and Recorder 15th Oct
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 considering which courts...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter, deputy High Court judge and Recorder 15th Oct
Q&As
The English courts will grant a divorce to parties provided that there is jurisdiction to do so and the ground for divorce is made out. The court has...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 29th Sep
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The jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales is linked to where a child is determined to be habitually resident. As per Re B (A Child) at para...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 29th Sep
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This Q&A raises two particular issues, namely:•jurisdiction in respect of applications for non-molestation orders made by persons outside the UK,...
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Produced in partnership with Marissa Allman and Matthew Fletcher of The 36 Group and 1 Garden Court 28th Sep
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In matters relating to a divorce which commenced after 1 March 2005 (the date when Brussels IIA bis came into effect), jurisdiction lies with the...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Sep
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Alterations of, or additions to, a petition may be made by amendment and a petition may be amended by adding an additional or substituted prayer, for...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Infield of The 36 Group 28th Sep
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The court will in certain circumstances judicially intervene whether by the exercise of the inherent jurisdiction of the High Court or the...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Sep
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Proceedings in respect of parental responsibilities and rights must comply with the jurisdictional requirements of Council Regulation (EC) 2201/2003...
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