04 JAN 2018

Changes to family forms from 8 January 2018

Changes to family forms from 8 January 2018

The Ministry of Justice has announced that Form FM1, Form A, Form A1, Form B and Form C100 will be amended with effect from 8 January 2018.

The amended family forms are: Form FM1 (Family Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting (MIAM)), Form A (Notice of [intention to proceed with] an application for a financial order), Form A1 (Notice of [intention to proceed with] an application for a financial remedy (other than a financial order)), Form B (Notice of an application to consider the financial position of the Respondent after the divorce/dissolution),and Form C100 (Application under s 8 of the Children Act 1989 for a child arrangements, prohibited steps, specific issue order or to vary or discharge or ask permission to make a s 8 order).

The amended versions of the forms issued by the Ministry of Justice can be accessed here:


The amendments reflect changes to the evidence requirements regarding domestic abuse.

Courts will continue to accept applications on the old versions of the forms up to and including Friday 12 January 2018. All completed applications using the old forms received after this date will be returned to the applicant.

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