An outline of the law and practice of the family proceedings court in England and Wales, this introductory handbook contains: Part I: An introduction to the jurisdiction, powers and procedures of the family proceedings court; and Part II: A selection of informative materials. The handbook avoids jargon and complexity to provide an accessible reference point for all people interested in how decisions are arrived at in this court. The contents of Part I are as follows: 1. Introduction 2. Children 3. Procedures 4. Welfare of the Child 5. Financial Provision 6. Enforcement 7. Domestic Violence and Occupation of the Family Home 8. Adoption The materials in Part II include application forms, specimen directions and Best Practice notes as well as a number of key forms and aids to decision-making. There are notes on findings of fact and reasons for decisions, guidance to lawyers on how to prepare for a trial and on expert witnesses (i.e. their role and the court's expectations of them).

Author: Laken, Elaine
Author: Bazell, Chris
Author: Gordon, Winston
Publisher: Waterside Press
Illustration: N
Language: ENG
Title: Introduction to the Family Proceedings Court
Pages: 00160 (Encrypted PDF)
On Sale: 2008-07-24
SKU-13/ISBN: 9781872870465
Category: Law : Courts – General

34.95 USD