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Are there any limitations as to the circumstances in which the Family Procedure Rules 2010, 29.1 as to the disclosure of personal details will apply? Can Form C8 be submitted to protect a party’s contact details in a financial statement in Form E? If the property in question is one which the party has an interest in, does the duty of disclosure take precedence over the need to protect the party's contact details?

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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk
Published on LexisPSL on 20/02/2017

The following Family Q&A Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Are there any limitations as to the circumstances in which the Family Procedure Rules 2010, 29.1 as to the disclosure of personal details will apply? Can Form C8 be submitted to protect a party’s contact details in a financial statement in Form E? If the property in question is one which the party has an interest in, does the duty of disclosure take precedence over the need to protect the party's contact details?

Rule 29.1(1) of the Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR 2010), SI 2010/2955 (FPR 2010, SI 2010/2955, 29.1(1)) provides that a party is not required to reveal their home address or other contact details (among other matters) unless the court otherwise directs. Where a party does not wish to reveal their details, these must nevertheless be provided to the court (FPR 2010, SI 2010/2955, 29.1(2)). FPR 2010, SI 2010/2955, 5.1, which deals with the use of forms, and in particular FPR 2010, SI 2010/2955, 5.1(3), which provides that a form must not be varied so as to leave out any information or guidance which the form gives to the recipient, is expressly subject to FPR 2010, SI 2010/2955, 29.1 (per FPR 2010, SI 2010/2955, 5.1(6)). The mechanism for notifying the court under FPR 2010, SI 2010/2955, 29.1(2) is by the submission of a Form C8, which contains the relevant details and which are held by the court.

The main limitation to FPR 2010, SI 2010/2955, 29.1 is the overriding power of the court to direct that th

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