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HMCTS has issued new forms for the use in divorce/dissolution and Children Act cases. The forms have been amended to reflect recent changes to the domestic violence provisions and MIAM exemptions. The following forms are affected: C100 Form FM1 Form A Form A1 Form B The amended forms have already taken effect...Read More
The Leicester & Leicestershire Family Justice Board prides itself on the quality of our annual training conferences – or Family Justice Days – organised by our Education Sub-committee. 2017 has been no exception. Entitled “Can you hear us? Older children in the family justice system” the...Read More
The Leicester and Leicestershire Family Law Training Association, Chaired by Martin Kingerley, present this year's FJB Day. All Early Bird Tickets are now SOLD OUT and there are limited tickets still available. This year's conference has a fantastic line up and is taking place on Friday 3rd...Read More
Lawyers and social care professionals alike will be familiar with the deployment of "hair strand testing" for analysis of a suspected illicit substance consumption. These reports are often commissioned within public law child protection proceedings to provide evidence to the Court as to what drugs...Read More
The President of the Family Division, Sir James Munby, has issued a revised Family Procedure Rules Practice Direction 12J which will come into force on 2nd October 2017 and is to be applied in all courts considering an application for a Child Arrangements Order when...Read More
The course materials from the recent seminar hosted by Clare Coles and Laura Vickers of No5 Chambers are now available to download here. Please note: this is a sizeable document which may take a few moments to download....Read More
The Transparency Project has published a very helpful and comprehensive guide for court users and professionals as to the publication of judgments in family proceedings. The guide can be found here....Read More