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Part of:
The New Family Law Procedure Rules 2010 CPD Training Bundle
Categories:
Family Law
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
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Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast aims to give listeners an understanding of the changes to divorce and civil partnership procedure arising from the new Family Procedure Rules 2010. It will look at the new rules for costs and what the court will take into consideration when making an order for costs. It will also look at service, the rules covering experts and assessors, the new rules relating to appeals and the procedure associated with the enforcement of an order for the payment of money and changes in the rules regarding the enforcement of undertakings.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Be aware of the fundamental changes in the rules governing procedure on divorce;
  • Understand the application of the rules to civil partnerships;
  • Be aware of any changes to the terminology used within the rules;
  • Understand the rules concerning claims for divorce costs;
  • Be aware of the rules in relation to applications for Decree Absolute;
  • Be aware of any changes to the rules regarding the Affadavit in Support of the Petition;
  • Be aware of the changes to court forms;
  • Know of the changes to the divorce petition;
  • Know what factors the court will take into consideration when determining costs;
  • Know the rules regarding service;
  • Be aware of the rule covering experts and assessors;
  • Be familiar with the new rules on Appeals;
  • Have considered the new rules regarding Enforcement.
Level:
Specialist Difficulty: 5 of 5
Classification:
Legislative Updates
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • Family Procedure Rules 2010.
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In this podcast, Lucy Loizou from the International Family Law Group discusses the impact the new Family Procedure Rules 2010 will have on divorce and civil partnerships. She will also discuss some of the miscellaneous provisions under the rules including statements of truth, costs, service, experts and assessors, appeals and enforcement.

Podcast added: 01/04/11

Podcast last reviewed: 2011-09-30

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