April 2014 marks the advent of a single Family Court. At present there are various levels of Judges so it is therefore important to ensure that each case is allocated to the correct level which in turn is hoped will be managed by a specific team when cases are submitted. Read More
Resolution’s Code of Practice sets out the conciliatory approach the organisation supports wherever possible. As one of the lead organisations for family mediation Resolution seeks to support this aim through mediation and legal practice. Read More
Practice Direction 3A – Pre-Application Protocol for Mediation Information and Assessment
This Practice Direction supplements FPR Part 3 (Pre-Application Protocol for Mediation Information and Assessment)
1.1 This Practice Direction applies where a person is considering applying for an order in family proceedings of a type specified in Annex B (referred to in this Direction as “relevant family proceedings”). Read More
The Child Support Agency (CSA) has been replaced by the Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission – www.childmaintenance.org
Despite the Child Support Agency being replaced by the Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission, the CSA are still administering child support. Read More
The CHILD MAINTENANCE AGENCY has replaced the Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission.
Child Maintenance is now assessed on gross income, please see our CHILD SUPPORT AGENCY page for further details. Read More
Radmacher V Granatino (2010) [UKSC42]
The Supreme Court stated that ‘decisive weight’ should be given to the Prenuptial Agreement that was signed by Katrina Radmacher and Nicholas Granatino in Germany. Read More
THE END OF THE CHILD SUPPORT AGENCY
The work and Pensions Minister, John Hutton announced, on Monday 24th July 2006 that the Child Support Agency is to be scrapped and replaced with a tougher, more streamlined body. Read More
Law Commission Cohabitation Report 31st May 2006
The Law Commission was asked, by the Government, to consider the options available to reform the law in respect of cohabiting couples’ rights in the event of separation, or death of one of the parties. Read More
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