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  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
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Course Aims:

It is difficult enough to enforce maintenance orders within the UK, but even harder when one party is in another country. In this podcast, leading international family lawyer and partner from the International Family Law Group, David Hodson, provides family law practitioners with an easy to follow and clear guide to this complex area of law. He helpfully sets out some of the tips and traps for practitioners advising clients on reciprocal enforcement of maintenance orders.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand when reciprocal enforcement of maintenance claims most commonly tend to arise;
  • Know some of the key cost considerations to be borne in mind with the reciprocal enforcement of maintenance claims;
  • Be aware of the approach taken in Europe to the reciprocal enforcement of maintenance claims;
  • Know what Brussels I is and its significance in this regard;
  • Understand what the EU Maintenance Regulation is;
  • Know what applicable law is;
  • Understand how enforcement across the EU borders depends on issues of applicable law;
  • Know the key provisions and significance of the Hague Child Support Convention, 2007.
Level:
Complex Difficulty: 4 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • CONVENTION ON THE INTERNATIONAL RECOVERY OF CHILD SUPPORT AND OTHER FORMS OF FAMILY MAINTENANCE (Concluded 23 November 2007);
  • EU Maintenance Regulation (4/2009);
  • S v Van Vuuren 2005 (2) SACR 1 (CC);
  • The Hague Protocol on the Law Applicable to Maintenance Obligations (Concluded 23 November 2007) Applicable to Maintenance Obligations.
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In this CPDcast leading matrimonial finance partner David Hodson from the International Family Law Group provides family law practitioners with an easy to follow and clear guide to the reciprocal enforcement of maintenance orders.

Date recorded: 20th August 2013

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