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The Pensions Ombudsman—key decisions and cases up to 2017 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. It looks at...
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Child Arrangements Programme—the procedure for section 8 applicationsCoronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the President of...
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Can a Sears Tooth agreement be entered into in relation to proceedings under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 (TOLATA...
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Procedure for an application for an occupation orderProcedure for an application for an occupation order—Covid-19In the exceptional circumstances of...
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Occupation ordersCoronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the President of the Family Division, regarding all proceedings in the...
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Applications under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by HMCTS, regarding proceedings...
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Defended divorce proceedingsCoronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the President of the Family Division, regarding all...
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Where an application has been made to extend the term of a non-molestation order, and a hearing listed, can the extension be agreed by consent? If so,...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 19th May
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Freezing orders (Mareva)—family proceedingsA freezing order (formerly termed a Mareva injunction or order) is an interim injunction restraining a...
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General principles—lump sum ordersThis Practice Note sets out the general principles to be applied by the court when considering whether to make a...
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19th May
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Undefended divorce proceedingsOnline divorceOn 6 May 2018 the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) launched its online divorce service nationwide for the public...
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In the Family CourtSitting at [court name]No: [case number][The Matrimonial Causes Act 1973ORThe Civil Partnership Act 2004ORThe Child Support Act...
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Where it is proposed to relocate a child to Northern Ireland, is this considered an internal relocation or an external relocation?Where one parent...
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1st Aug
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Would an application for leave to remove a child from England to the Isle of Man be classed as an application for internal relocation or external...
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1st Aug
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An application has been made on Form C100 for a specific issue order. Within those proceedings one party wishes to apply for a child arrangements...
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Produced in partnership with Melissa Harrison of Coram Chambers 1st Aug
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Where a child has been removed by one parent from one part of England and Wales to another part and the other parent objects what type of application...
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Produced in partnership with Kirstie Danton of St Ives Chambers 1st Aug
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Can the Family Court in the course of family proceedings order someone to remove photographs that have been posted online if they relate to either the...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 31st Jul
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Where a married couple have separated, and the mother wishes to take the child of the family to India for a period of up to 28 days, what steps must...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 31st Jul
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Where a ten-year-old wishes to change their male name to a female name and both parents consent to the change, can this be done through a change of...
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Is permission of both parents with parental responsibility required in order for a school to take a child abroad on a ski trip?This response considers...
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Where a father with parental responsibility (but who is not the biological father) has issued an application under the Children Act 1989, is he...
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Produced in partnership with Tori Adams of 4 King’s Bench Walk 31st Jul
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What steps can be taken to enforce a specific issue order?The method of enforcement to be employed in relation to a specific issue order is very much...
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