Family lawyer organisation, Resolution, has issued two joint notes to assist family lawyers in England and Wales ahead of the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period at 11 pm on 31 December...
For ease of use, the orders are now available as tick box forms in PDF format. It is hoped that many judges and justices' legal advisers will use the Judicial Template to produce their orders and that practitioners may find using the tick box versions a convenient way of drafting orders.
A separate set of orders and tick box forms for use in Wales have also been produced. All are available to download below (PLCOW A, B and C). Clause B39 has been amended to take into account other differences in Wales in relation to Activity Directions.
To try and keep the forms manageable they are separated into three sections:
A: Allocation and Gatekeeping;
B: Case Management Directions and Section 8 and other Orders; and
In the orders released last month, the title to B22 should read 16.4 Guardians rather than 6.4. The draft clause itself is unaffected.
The tick box forms are available to download here: