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The single Family Court – essential update

Date:15 APR 2014

Following a number of enquiries Jordan Publishing would like to clarify that we are not the single Family Court. For further information on the single Family Court please visit the HMCTS website.

With three working days to go until the single Family Court becomes a reality this is the second article in our series of essential updates designed to give family law professionals a summary the key changes happening on 22 April 2014.

In a nutshell:

There will be a single Family Court (the official title is just ‘the Family Court').


22 April 2014

The Statutes and Statutory Instruments that make the changes:

Crime and Courts Act 2013

The Family Procedure (Amendment No. 3) Rules 2013/3204

The Family Procedure (Amendment No. 2) Rules 2014 2014/667

The Family Procedure (Amendment No. 3) Rules 2014 2014/843

(Plus all of the amended Practice Directions)