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Family Law Newsletter: 22 August 2016
Date:18 AUG 2016
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The Family Law newsletter provides you with all the latest news, judgments, articles and guidance to ensure you are up to date with the latest developments and their impact on practice.

News

Draft guidance published on anonymisation of children judgments
19 August 2016
A project funded by the Nuffield Foundation and supported by the Association of Lawyers for Children aims to develop draft guidance to assist judges in the anonymisation of children judgments in public law procedures.

Articles


How to budget: projecting living expenses during divorce
Jo Carr-West
17 August 2016
Divorcing clients are sometimes surprised that one of the key documents their lawyer will ask them to complete is a budget of their projected living expenses. However, the principle of need is often a significant determining factor in the vast majority of divorce cases. A thorough and comprehensive list of household outgoings is necessary in order to reach a financial settlement between divorcing parties.

Can I use the Family court to issue a freestanding TOLATA claim?
Graeme Fraser - @gsf1996
16 August 2016
The Civil Courts Structure Review Report by Lord Justice Briggs, published at the end of July 2016, intends to provide clarity about the running of TOLATA claims to those who use the Family Court.


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Judgments

COURT OF PROTECTION: Re A (A Patient) (No 2) [2016] EWCOP 39
Hearing Date: 18 August 2016
Sir James Munby, President of the Court of Protection
Court of Protection
The President addressed issues raised by the deputy in respect of previously made orders.

COURT OF PROTECTION: Re A (A Patient) [2016] EWCOP 38
Hearing Date: 10 August 2016
Sir James Munby, President of the Court of Protection
Court of Protection
Various orders were made in relation to the deputy of an elderly lady who lacked capacity.

PRIVATE LAW CHILDREN: A and Anor v C and Anor [2016] EWFC 4
Hearing Date: 11 July 2016
Mrs Justice Theis
Family Court
Parental orders were granted in respect of three children aged 13 and 12.

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