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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 terms 'residence' and 'contact' have...

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Child arrangements and contact orders—domestic abuse and harm A substituted Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR 2010), FPR 2010, PD 12J (Child Arrangements and Contact...

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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 terms 'residence' and 'contact' have...

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Child arrangements orders providing for a child to live with two or more persons Since 22 April 2014 residence and contact orders have been replaced by child arrangement...

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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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Child arrangements orders Since 22 April 2014, when section 12 of the Children and Families Act 2014 (CFA 2014) came into effect, the terms 'residence' and 'contact' have...

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Child arrangements orders—regulating living arrangements Since 22 April 2014, when section 12 of the Children and Families Act 2014 (CFA 2014) came into effect, the terms...

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Family proceedings are governed by the Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR 2010), SI 2010/2955. The rules in respect of private law proceedings relating to children are...

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Child arrangements orders Amendments made to section 8(1) of the Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989) removed the concepts of 'contact order' and 'residence order' and inserted...

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General enforcement provisions A child arrangements order (CAO) is an order regulating arrangements relating to any of the following: • with whom a child is to live,...

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Search and recovery Where a person is required by an order under section 8 of the Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989) to give up a child to another person and the court that...

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Fact-finding hearings or split trials are listed by the court within private law children proceedings in order for oral evidence to be heard on contested allegations that...

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This Practice Note is impacted by the decision of the UK on 23 June 2016 to leave the EU. This has implications for practitioners, inter alia, when considering which...

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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 have jurisdiction to...

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Dear [client name] Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting (MIAM) Court rules require that before making an application to issue certain kinds of family proceedings...

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Permission to apply for a section 8 order Under the Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989) certain applicants are entitled to apply for an order under ChA 1989, s 8 (s 8 order) on...

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This Practice Note provides an introduction to private children proceedings in Scotland, including as to parental responsibilities and rights and how they may be...

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Under section 7 of the Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989), a report (often referred to as a section 7 report) may be directed when a court is considering any question with...

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

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This Practice Note is impacted by the exit of the UK from the EU on 31 January 2020. and sets out the current position on vulnerable persons in family proceedings. For...

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