Established as a straightforward, easy-to-follow handbook of procedure, this book is equally useful as an aide-memoire for the hard-pressed specialist or as an introduction for the less experienced.
The book enables the busy practitioners to avoid the most common pitfalls encountered when following procedure and preparing documents for presentation to the court, thereby avoiding unnecessary work and the possibility of incurring a wasted costs order, whilst contributing to speeding up the whole process.
Previous editions of the book have been widely used in the Principal Registry of the Family Division, other district registries and county courts."A Practical Guide to Family Proceedings" offers step-by-step guidance on the effective conduct of all the most common types of family law application.
This new edition has been thoroughly revised to take account of all important developments in practice and procedure, including a new chapter on civil partnership applications.
It will prove an essential reference for the busy family lawyer."A Practical Guide to Family Proceedings": provides step-by-step guidance to ensure procedures are followed correctly; takes into account all new developments including special guardianship, ancillary relief costs, the Pension Protection Fund and the Mental Capacity Act 2005; contains over 30 precedents and forms; and, has a new chapter on civil partnership applications.
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