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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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26th Sep
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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
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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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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
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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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Produced in partnership with David Salter, deputy High Court judge and Recorder 25th Sep

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The court retains jurisdiction to make an order that a non-resident parent (NRP), or person by whom the relevant child has been treated as a child of...
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2nd Sep
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This Practice Note deals with the circumstances where a claim is made for child support and paternity is disputed. It details the cases in which there...
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25th Sep
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Applicable lawAn application can be made to the court for a 'top-up' maintenance order where a maintenance calculation has been undertaken by the...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note provides guidance on procedural matters when dealing with an application to the Child Maintenance Service (CMS) for child...
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26th Sep
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The court retains jurisdiction to make orders for maintenance where a personal independence payment is paid to or in respect of a child, or where a...
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26th Sep
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This document provides general guidance regarding financial provision for children. Your family lawyer will be able to provide specific advice based...
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26th Sep
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Section 23(1) of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973) contains the principal power to make spousal periodical payments orders on divorce—the...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Starks of St Ives Chambers 28th Sep
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Save in limited circumstances, the court has no jurisdiction in respect of child maintenance which is governed by the Child Support Act 1991 as...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Sep
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The court has limited jurisdiction to deal with child maintenance within financial remedy proceedings, due to the provisions of the Child Support Act...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Sep
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The courts have limited jurisdiction in relation to child maintenance and are only able to make orders for child maintenance in certain circumstances,...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Sep
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Section 1(1) of the Child Support Act 1991 (CSA 1991) provides that, for the purposes of CSA 1991, each parent of a qualifying child is responsible...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Sep
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The statutory formula for child maintenance under the Child Support Act 1991 (CSA 1991) makes no connection between whether the paying parent is...
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28th Sep
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Parents are able to reach private agreements between themselves, without making use of the Child Maintenance Service (CMS) at all, as to the level of...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Sep
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While there does not appear to be case law dealing specifically with this point as to Schedule 1 to the Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989), such an...
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28th Sep
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The Child Support Maintenance Calculation Regulations 2012, SI 2012/2677 provide at reg 12 that the initial effective date of the maintenance...
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28th Sep
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Where the parties have agreed to vary the terms of a financial consent order, and the terms are capable of being varied by an order of the court, then...
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28th Sep

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