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Family analysis: A pilot Practice Direction 36J comes into force on 1 October 2018 to allow certain lawyers to attend family proceedings in the Family Court and Family Division of the High Court with...
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1. Following the successful initiation of the Financial Remedies Court project in the West Midlands (part), centred at Birmingham, I am pleased to announce a further roll-out of the pilot, albeit for...
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This Practice Direction supplementing the Family Procedure Rules 2010 is made by the President of the Family Division under the powers delegated to him by the Lord Chief Justice under Schedule 2, Part...
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The links to the three new orders (numbered 22.1, 22.2 and 22.3) to be added to the compendium of Standard Family Orders can be found below.These comprise:Order 22.1: Stay pursuant to Arbitration Act...
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1. This Guidance concerns the interface between the Family Court and Arbitrations conducted in accordance with the provisions of the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA96) where the parties to a...
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The Ministry of Justice have published a Practice Direction Amendment which makes three minor changes to existing practice directions:a. It limits the number of pages of certain core documents within...
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Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division in England & Wales, and Lord Carloway, head of the Scottish judiciary, have agreed a new judicial protocol regulating direct judicial communications...
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1. Paragraphs 25-29 of President’s Guidance 10 April 2018; Listing Final Hearings in Adoption Cases set out Guidance in relation to the arrangements for adoption visits. Paragraph 28 provides that:“It...
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The Ministry of Justice have released a pilot practice direction 36E which will come into effect on 30 July 2018 and will extend the current pilot version of the online divorce system until 29 March...
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The Ministry of Justice are launching a new pilot Practice Direction 36H on Monday 23 July, applying to FGM and Forced Marriage protection orders (and variation, extension and discharge thereof). It...
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