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The Family Court Practice 2023 (Red Book)

The Family Court Practice (Red Book), covers the entire range of family business and contains all the essential materials you need to practise in the Family Court.
Publisher: LNUK
Publication Language: English
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Published: May 25, 2023
ISBN/ISSN: 9781784735012
Publisher: LNUK

Product description

The Family 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 is fully updated to include the latest case-law, full coverage of new and amended legislation, Practice Directions and guidance. It also contains 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 2023:

  • Additional legislation including Civil Evidence Act 1968 (convictions, privilege against self-incrimination) and Civil Evidence Act 1995 (hearsay)
  • Family proceedings: Prohibition of cross-examination in person’ now integrated as Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984, Part 4B
  • Updated commentary throughout and particularly for financial remedies, child support and child abduction
  • Updated Procedural Guides including new guide to an application for a legal services payment order
  • ‘Old’ divorce law and procedure now removed
  • Updated Rules
  • Latest Practice Guidance
  • Introduction to Welsh Materials brought within main volume
  • Online archive begun with previous editions of the Red Book from and including 2020

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Table of contents

About The Family Court Practice
Table of Statutes
Table of Statutory Instruments
Table of Cases
Table of Practice Directions
Table of CPR, FPR and Supreme Court Practice Directions

Part I: Procedural Guides
• Detailed guidance covering the following areas:
• Applications for Relief Other Than Divorce;
• Application for Matrimonial and Civil Partnership Proceedings and Related Orders;
• Enforcement of Orders;
• Children;
• Judicial Reviews and Appeals;
• Miscellaneous.

Part II: Statutes
• Pertinent provisions of all relevant statutes, reproduced in amended form and annotated by the expert team of contributors.

Part III: Procedure Rules
• The full text of the Family Procedure Rules 2010 and practice directions, plus relevant provisions and practice directions from the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 and the Supreme Court Rules 2009. All provisions are reproduced as amended, along with detailed explanation and guidance.

Part IV: Statutory Instruments
• Pertinent provisions of all relevant SIs appear in amended form, with commentary from the expert team of contributors.

Part V: Practice Guidance
• Relevant practice guidance for family law practitioners.

Part VI: European Material
• Coverage of significant European Regulations and Conventions, all fully annotated.

Part VII: Welsh Materials (Autumn Supplement and Online only)
• Essential materials relating to children law in Wales.


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