Family Court Practice 2018

Family Court Practice 2018
Family Court Practice 2018
Black, Rt Hon Lady
Jordan Publishing Ltd

TheFamily Court Practice (Red Book), covers the entire range of family business and contains all the essential materials you need to practice in the Family Court.

The new edition will be fully updated to include the latest case-law, full coverage of new and amended legislation, Practice Directions and guidance. It will also contain fully and expertly annotated statutes and rules together with scores of unique step-by-step procedural guides, which direct you effortlessly to the relevant rules and annotation.

What’s new for 2018

  • The latest amendments to the FPR, including:
    • the updated PD3A (Family Mediation Information and Assessment Meetings (MIAMS));
    • the new Pt 3A (Vulnerable Persons: Participation in Proceedings and Giving Evidence) and PD3AA; and
    • the revised PD12J (Child Arrangements and Contact Order: Domestic Abuse and Harm).
  • The latest updates to the CPR
  • Recent guidance on:
    • Standard Financial and Enforcement Orders; and
    • Judicial Cooperation with Serious Case Reviews.
  • The latest case-law, including:
    • Re H (A Child) (Surrogacy Breakdown) [2017] EWCA Civ 1798;
    • Yates and Anor v Great Ormond Street Hospital For Children NHS Foundation Trust and Anor [2017] EWCA
    • Civ 410, [2017] 2 FLR 739; and
    • Sharp v Sharp [2017] EWCA Civ 408, [2017] 2 FLR 1095.
  • New and expanded commentary on:
    • applications for a financial remedy;
    • funding;
    • domestic abuse, taking account of the revised FPR PD12J;
    • procedure for miscellaneous applications;
    • the national roll-out of administratively de-linking financial proceedings from divorce;
    • standard draft orders and the associated new Practice Guidance;
    • new Forms A (notice of intention to proceed with an application for a financial order), A1 (notice of intention to proceed with an application for a financial remedy) and B (notice of an application to consider the financial position of the respondent);
    • vulnerable persons, including expanded notes on detention of a child or vulnerable adult;
    • storage of embryos;
    • foreign orders and significant delay, plus applications for permission to apply for a financial remedy after
    • overseas proceedings;
    • parallel petitions for divorce;
    • adding or removing parties;
    • withholding inspection or disclosure of documents;
    • power of the court to control evidence;
    • the new Business and Property Courts; and
    • the Children and Social Work Act 2017.
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