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Client care—family lawClient care is about providing a proper standard of service to clients. This Practice Note sets out the Solicitors Regulation...
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16th Nov
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Sears Tooth agreementsThe Family Procedure Rules 2010, SI 2010/2955, 1.1 sets out the overriding objective, including that dealing with a case justly...
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16th Nov
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Restriction on further applications under the Children Act 1989—section 91(14) ordersRestriction on further applicationsSection 91(14) of the Children...
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16th Nov
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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 16th Nov
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Statements of truth in family proceedingsDocuments that must be verified by a statement of truth in family proceedingsThe provisions regarding...
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16th Nov
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Change of solicitor in family proceedingsThis Practice Note considers when a solicitor will be on the court record as acting for a party and the...
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16th Nov
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What is the procedure for an application under the Family Law Act 1996 for a transfer of tenancy between a married couple?Under Schedule 7, Part II,...
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16th Nov
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Functions which may be carried out by a justices’ legal adviserThis Practice Note sets out the functions of the Family Court, or a judge of the Family...
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16th Nov
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Financial clean break orders in family proceedingsDuty of the court to consider a clean breakAlthough there is no presumption in favour of there being...
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16th Nov
Q&As
Is permission required from the court to file a schedule of deficiencies for the financial dispute resolution appointment (FDR) on an application for...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Starks of St Ives Chambers 16th Nov
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Staying proceedings under the Domicile and Matrimonial Proceedings Act 197331 December 2020 marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter of Deputy High Court judge and Recorder 16th Nov
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1996 Hague Convention—general principlesThis Practice Note deals with matters relating to jurisdiction, applicable law, transfers between contracting...
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16th Nov
Practice notes
Staying proceedings under the inherent jurisdiction31 December 2020 marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter of Deputy High Court judge and Recorder 16th Nov
Q&As
What is the procedure to withdraw an application for a financial order after the first appointment has taken place, and what are the costs...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Starks of St Ives Chambers 16th Nov

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