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Part 10 of the Family Procedure Rules 2010, SI 2010/2955, (FPR 2010), which is concerned with applications under Part IV of the Family Law Act 1996...
Produced in partnership with Ruth Cabeza of Field Court Chambers 8th Jan
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Receipt of personal injury damages by a claimant, unless placed in trust, will affect assessable capital and income as regards means-tested...
Produced in partnership with Rosalind Hamlyn of Thomson Snell and Passmore LLP 8th Jan
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The jurisdiction of the courts to deal with applications for maintenance for the benefit of children is set out in Schedule 1 to the Children Act 1989...
Produced in partnership with Marissa Allman of The 36 Group 8th Jan
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In the case of an undefended petition for divorce, the parties will typically receive notice of the date, time and place of the hearing of the decree...
Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 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...
Produced in partnership with Matthew Fletcher of 1 Garden Court Chambers 8th Jan
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Claims brought for a remedy under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 (TOLATA 1996) are brought using either the CPR Part 7 or CPR...
Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 8th Jan
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The short answer to this question is no. Unless a child is born as a result of assisted reproduction techniques to which he consented, a husband does...
Produced in partnership with Ruth Cabeza of Field Court Chambers 8th Jan
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The acquisition of a name commences with birth registration which requires, pursuant to the Registration of Births and Deaths Regulations 1987, SI...
Produced in partnership with Marissa Allman of The 36 Group 8th Jan
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The Protection from Harassment Act 1997 (PHA 1997) creates a general prohibition on conduct amounting to harassment. It contains no definition of...
Produced in partnership with Melissa Harrison of Coram Chambers and Marisa Allman of The 36 Group 8th Jan
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A bigamous marriage will not be recognised in England and Wales and a polygamous marriage will not be recognised save in certain circumstances, which...
Produced in partnership with Tori Adams of 4 King’s Bench Walk 8th Jan
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The process of divorce involves the granting of a decree of divorce nisi, which can subsequently be made absolute. Upon the making of decree absolute,...
Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 8th Jan
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The court can make a lump sum order (payable either in one sum or by instalments), a series of lump sum orders or a deferred lump sum order. That...
Produced in partnership with Paul Infield of The 36 Group 8th Jan

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