A Practical Guide to Family Proceedings: Blomfield and Brooks

ISBN: 9781526501776

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About A Practical Guide to Family Proceedings: Blomfield and Brooks

The smallest mistake in a FPR application could result in issues for your client. End wasted court orders by following the step-by-step guidance provided within this book. Already widely referred to within the Principal Registry of the Family Division, other district registries and county courts, it now includes: Coverage of the changes to divorce proceedings brought about by divorce centres (Crime and Courts Act 2013): new practice is explored and... Read more

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…essential for the new practitioner and the old alike. Reliable, easy to use, it answer the questions which arise…in a clear and concise way…

- Her Honour Judge Isobel Plumstead, Former Designated Family Judge and Deputy High Court Judge of the Family Division (Review of the previous edition)

About A Practical Guide to Family Proceedings: Blomfield and Brooks

The smallest mistake in a FPR application could result in issues for your client.

End wasted court orders by following the step-by-step guidance provided within this book.

Already widely referred to within the Principal Registry of the Family Division, other district registries and county courts, it now includes:

Coverage of the changes to divorce proceedings brought about by divorce centres (Crime and Courts Act 2013): new practice is explored and analysed; practical experience from the divorce centres is provided
A new chapter on vulnerable witnesses in light of Family Procedure (Amendment No. X) Rules 2015, Part 3A, which looks at the participation of, and giving evidence by, children and vulnerable persons

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Divorce Petition
Chapter 2: Requirements on Issue of Petition
Chapter 3: Procedure – From Issue of Petition to Application for Decree Nisi
Chapter 4: Answer and Subsequent Pleadings
Chapter 5: Judicial Involvement Leading to Decree Nisi
Chapter 6: Decree Absolute
Chapter 7: Concluding Applications Other than by Decree or Final Order
Chapter 8: Other Matrimonial Decrees
Chapter 9: Declaratory Decrees
Chapter 10: Civil Partnership
Chapter 11: Applications for a Financial Order with Proceedings under the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 and the Civil Partnership Act 2004
Chapter 12: Other Financial Applications
Chapter 13: Children and Financial Applications
Chapter 14: Financial Applications Governed by the Civil Procedure Rules 1998
Chapter 15: Procedures for the Enforcement of Financial and Costs Orders
Chapter 16: Reciprocal Enforcement of Maintenance Orders
Chapter 17: Jurisdiction in Child Proceedings
Chapter 18: Children – Private Law Issues
Chapter 19: Enforcement of Children Act Orders
Chapter 20: Locating the Whereabouts of a Child
Chapter 21: Wardship and Child Abduction
Chapter 22: Public Law for the Private Law Practitioner
Chapter 23: Family Homes and Domestic Violence
Chapter 24: Emergency Applications
Chapter 25: Penal Notices, Undertakings and Committal Applications
Chapter 26: Court Bundles
Chapter 27: Expert Witnesses in Family Proceedings
Chapter 28: Vulnerable Witnesses in Family Proceedings
Chapter 29: Appeals
Chapter 30: The Court Record
Appendix A: Precedents and Forms
Appendix B: Blood and DNA Tests
Appendix C: Other Information
Appendix D: Rules and Supplementary Practice Directions
Appendix E: European Regulations

Publishing Details

Publication Date: 1 March 2018
ISBN: 9781526501776
Binding: Paperback
Series: 422
Edition: 6

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