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Family Procedure Rules 2010 Practice Directions - Full List
Date:16 FEB 2011

FCP 2012The Family Court Practice 2012 contains all the essential materials and commentary you need to ensure you are fully equipped to comply with the new Family Procedure Rules, including:

- Full coverage of the Family Procedure Rules 2010 and the new Practice Directions, with detailed explanation and guidance
- Substantial updates to legislation and commentary to reflect changes under the new Family Procedure Rules

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Family Procedure Rules 2010 Practice Directions

AdvertThe new Family Procedure Rules 2010 Practice Directions establish a comprehensive modernised code of family procedure replacing a large body of unconsolidated rules, guidance and forms for different courts and different types of proceedings. The Rules come into force on the 6 April 2011.

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The Family Procedure Rules 2010

Family Procedure Rules 2010 Forms - Full List

Practice Direction - Practice Directions relating to Family Proceedings in force before 6th April 2011 which support the Family Procedure Rules 2010

Part 1 - Overriding Objective

Part 2 - Application and Interpretation of the Rules

Practice Direction 2A - Functions of the Court in the Family Procedure Rules 2010 and Practice Directions which may be Performed by a Single Justice of the Peace

Part 3 - Alternative Dispute Resolution: The Court's Powers

Practice Direction 3A - Pre-Application Protocol for Mediation Information

Family Mediation Information and Assessment Form FM1

Part 4 - General Case Management Powers

Practice Direction 4A - Striking Out a Statement of Case

Practice Direction 4B - Civil Restraint Orders

Part 5 - Forms and Start of Proceedings

Practice Direction 5A - Forms

Family Procedure Rules 2010 Forms - Full List

Part 6 - Service

Practice Direction 6A - Service within the Jurisdiction

Practice Direction 6B - Service out of the Jurisdiction

Practice Direction 6C - Disclosure of Addresses by Government Departments (amending PD of 13 February 1989)

Part 7 - Procedure for Applications in Matrimonial and Civil Partnership Proceedings

Practice Direction 7A - Procedure for Applications in Matrimonial and Civil

Practice Direction 7B - Medical Examinations on Applications for Annulment

Practice Direction 7C - Polygamous Marriages

Practice Direction 7D - Gender Recognition Act 2004

Part 8 - Procedure for Miscellaneous Applications

Part 9 - Applications for a Financial Remedy

Practice Direction 9A - Application for a Financial Remedy

Part 10 - Applications under Part 4 of the Family Law Act 1996

Practice Direction 10A - Part 4 of the Family Law Act 1996

Part 11 - Applications under Part 4A of the Family Law Act 1996

Part 12 - Proceedings Relating to Children Except Parental Order Proceedings and Proceedings for Applications in Adoption, Placement and Related Proceedings

Practice Direction 12A - Public Law Proceedings Guide to Case Management: April 2010

Practice Direction 12B - The Revised Private Law Programme

Practice Direction 12C - Service of Application in Certain Proceedings

Practice Direction 12D - Inherent Jurisdiction (Including Wardship)

Practice Direction 12E - Urgent Business

Practice Direction 12F - International Child Abduction

Practice Direction 12G - Communication of Information

Practice Direction 12H - Contribution Orders

Practice Direction 12I - Applications for Reporting Restriction Orders

Practice Direction 12J - Residence and Contact Orders: Domestic Violence and Harm

Practice Direction 12K - Children Act 1989: Exclusion Requirement

Practice Direction 12L - Children Act 1989: Risk Assessments under Section 16A

Practice Direction 12M - Family Assistance Orders: Consultation

Practice Direction 12N - Enforcement of Children Act 1989 Contact Orders: Disclosure of Information to Officers of the National Probation Service (High Court and County Court)

Practice Direction 12O - Arrival of Child in England by Air

Practice Direction 12P- Removal from Jurisdiction: Issue of Passports

Part 13 - Proceedings Under Section 54 of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008

Part 14 - Procedure for Applications in Adoption, Placement and Related Proceedings

Practice Direction 14A - Who Receives a Copy of the Application Form for Orders in Proceedings

Practice Direction 14B - The First Directions Hearing - Adoptions with a Foreign Element

Practice Direction 14C - Reports by the Adoption Agency or Local Authority

Practice Direction 14D - Reports by a Registered Medical Practitioner ("Health Reports")

Practice Direction 14E - Communication of Information Relating to Proceedings

Practice Direction 14F - Disclosing Information to an Adopted Adult

Part 15 - Representation of Protected Parties

Practice Direction 15A - Protected Parties

Part 16 - Representation of Children and Reports in Proceedings Involving Children

Practice Direction 16A - Representation of Children

Part 17 - Statements of Truth

Practice Direction 17A - Statements of Truth

Part 18 - Procedure for other Applications in Proceedings

Practice Direction 18A - Other Applications in Proceedings

Part 19 - Alternative Procedure for Applications

Practice Direction 19A - Alternative Procedure for Applications

Part 20 - Interim Remedies and Security for Costs

Practice Direction 20A - Interim Remedies

Part 21 - Miscellaneous Rules about Disclosure and Inspection of Documents

Practice Direction 21A - Disclosure and Inspection

Part 22 - Evidence

Practice Direction 22A - Written Evidence

Part 23 - Miscellaneous Rules about Evidence

Part 24 - Witnesses, Depositions Generally and taking of Evidence in Member States of the European Union

Practice Direction 24A - Witnesses, Depositions and Taking of Evidence in Member States of the European Union

Part 25 - Experts and Assessors

Practice Direction 25A - Experts and Assessors in Family Proceedings

Part 26 - Change of Solicitor

Practice Direction 26A - Change of Solicitor

Part 27 - Hearings and Directions Appointments

Practice Direction 27A - Family Proceedings: Court Bundles (Universal Practice to be applied in All Courts other than the Family Proceedings Court)

Practice Direction 27B - Attendance of Media Representatives at Hearings in Family Proceedings (High Court and County Courts)

Practice Direction 27C - Attendance of Media Representatives at Hearings in Family Proceedings (Family Proceedings Court)

Part 28 - Costs

Practice Direction 28A - Costs

Part 29 - Miscellaneous

Practice Direction 29A - Human Rights, Joining the Crown

Practice Direction 29B - Human Rights Act 1998

Part 30 - Appeals

Practice Direction 30A - Appeals

Part 31 - Registration of Orders under the Council Regulation, the Civil Partnership (Jurisdiction and Recognition of Judgments) Regulations 2005 and under the Hague Convention 1996

Practice Direction 31A - Registration of orders under the Council Regulation, the Civil Partnership (Jurisdiction and Recognition of Judgments) Regulations 2005 and under the 1996 Hague Convention

Part 32 - Registration and Enforcement of Orders

Part 33 - Enforcement

Practice Direction 33A - Enforcement of Undertakings

Part 34 - Reciprocal Enforcement of Maintenance Orders

Practice Direction 34A - Reciprocal Enforcements of Maintenance Orders

Practice Direction 34B - Practice Note (Tracing Payers Overseas)

Practice Direction 34C - Applications for Recognition and Enforcement To or From European Union Member States

Part 35 - Mediation Directive

Practice Direction 35A - Mediation Directive

Part 36 - Transitional Arrangements and Pilot Schemes

Practice Direction 36A - Transitional Arrangements