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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 12th Jan
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Instructing counsel to advocate on a client’s behalf should be a matter of careful thought and preparation. The role of counsel is to provide...
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Produced in partnership with Ursula Rice of Family First Solicitors Ltd 12th Jan
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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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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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A decree of nullity granted after 31 July 1971 in respect of a voidable marriage operates to annul the marriage with effect from decree absolute and...
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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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All family lawyers should be knowledgeable about the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA 1998) and the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), which is...
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12th Jan
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A ‘looked after child’ is a term which covers a child subject to a care order, interim care order or supervision order. Where a child is in the care...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 8th Jan
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Chapter 1 of the Children and Social Work Act 2017 (CASWA 2017) introduces an obligation on local authorities to consider additional general needs,...
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Produced in partnership with Tom Higgin of Suffolk County Council 8th Jan
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The philosophical underpinning of the Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989) is that the child’s welfare is the paramount consideration. The ultimate arbiter of...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Fletcher of 1 Garden Court Chambers 8th Jan
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Care proceedings are governed by different statutes in England and Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland respectively. Care orders in England and...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 8th Jan
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In care proceedings, it is open to the court under section 38 of the Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989) to make an interim care order (ICO) at an early...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 8th Jan
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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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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 8th Jan
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A helpful definition of child exploitation was set out by Cobb J in Rotherham MBC v M (at para [9]): '...when a young person (or a third person or...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Haynes of St Ives Chambers 8th Jan
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A child protection conference is a meeting convened by the local authority to make decisions about a child’s safety, health and development. Attendees...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 8th Jan
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Section 42(2)(b) of the Family Law Act 1996 (FLA 1996) provides the court with the power to make a non-molestation order of its own motion in any...
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Produced in partnership with Melissa Harrison of Coram Chambers 8th Jan

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