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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)
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Course Aims:

This two part podcast series aims to give listeners an in depth guide to the new Family Procedure Rules 2010 and Financial Order Proceedings (formerly Ancillary Relief).

In Part One Byron and Chris discuss the new terminology relevant to ancillary relief lawyers found in rule 2.3, Part 1 of the new FPR which deals with the overriding objective, Part 3 which relates to ADR and mediation, Part 4 which deals with striking out, Part 7 which is the procedure for applications in matrimonial and civil partnership proceedings and Part 8 which deals with miscellaneous applications.

In Part Two Byron and Chris discuss the application process for a financial remedy found in Part 9, changes to the courts powers to make interim orders in financial cases as per Part 20 and powers to control the conduct of hearings as contained in Part 22. We will also look at Part 28 and Part 30 which deal with changes to costs and appeals respectively.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Be aware of what the new rules will mean for ancillary relief practitioners;
  • Be familiar with the new terminology;
  • Understand the significance of the Overriding Objective as set out in Part One of the new FPR;
  • Know the test for joining additional parties/intervenors under the new FPR;
  • Be familiar with the changes to ADR and mediation and how this has been received by practitioners;
  • Be aware of the best practice to be followed by anyone contemplating making an application to court for an order in family proceedings;
  • Know when Striking Out will be used and the circumstances in which one can succeed in such an application;
  • Have considered the procedure for applications in matrimonial and civil partnership proceedings;
  • Know which aspects of Part 8 will be relevant to ancillary relief lawyers;
  • Know what the consequences of rule 4.5(3) will be.
Level:
Specialist Difficulty: 5 of 5
Classification:
Practical Guide
Procedural
Sources and References:
  • The Family Procedure Rules 2010.
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In this two-part podcast series Byron James and Chris Miller from 14 Gray’s Inn Square give an in depth guide to the new Family Procedure Rules 2010 in the context of Financial Order Proceedings (formerly Ancillary Relief.)

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