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Family monthly highlights—June 2018

Published on: 29 June 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Family monthly highlights—June 2018
  • In this issue:
  • Practice and procedure
  • Changes to requirements for court bundles in family proceedings
  • President issues guidance and the final batch of standard family orders
  • Supreme Court rules opposite-sex civil partnership ban incompatible with ECHR (R (on the application of Steinfeld and another) (Appellants) v Secretary of State for the International Development (in substitution for the Home Secretary and the Education Secretary) (Respondent))
  • Practice regarding approved transcripts and notes of judgment on appeal (Re P (A Child) (care order))
  • Limits on transparency in the family courts (Re G (A Child))
  • Lord Burnett delivers speech on court modernisation
  • Court modernisation—bigger changes to come
  • More...

Article summary

This month’s edition of Family highlights includes details of guidance issued by the President of the Family Division on 6 June 2018 together with the final batch of standard family orders, as well as changes to the requirements for court bundles in family proceedings (FPR 2010, PD 27A). Approved transcripts and appeals, opposite-sex civil partnerships and the acquisition of a domicile of choice are considered, together with the competing jurisdictions of England and Scotland, and whether domestic return orders can and should be made when a child, habitually resident in England or Wales, has been allegedly wrongfully removed or retained in another EU Member State. In addition to links to analysis of other key decisions, recently updated and new content in Lexis®PSL Family is also detailed. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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