Family analysis: The Family Procedure Rule Committee (FPRC) is considering whether the Family Procedure Rules 2010 should be amended to enable any offers which are made ‘without prejudice save as to costs’ (known as Calderbank offers) to be taken into account as conduct when the court is considering making an order requiring one party to pay the costs of another party. The FPRC is concerned that insufficient emphasis is given to encouraging parties to engage reasonably and responsibly in financial negotiations.
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