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Imminent Changes to Divorce/Dissolution Petitions and to the Family Procedure Rules

Date:19 JUL 2017
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Michael Allum and David Hodson with Stuart Clark
The International Family Law Group  LLP

On the evening of 17 July 2017 the profession was notified of the Family Procedure (Amendment No. 2) Rules 2017 which will come into force on 7 August 2017, less than three weeks ahead, with some transitional provisions until 4 September 2017. Accompanying it was a dramatic change in the look and style of the divorce petition, to take effect this summer. Undoubtedly it is a precursor to online divorce.

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