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Acting in matrimonial finance matters requires a precise and focused approach to the preparation of documents and evidence. This toolkit contains over 30 template documents with guidance on how to tailor each one for different types of cases.
Compromise in Family Law: Law and Practice provides the busy practitioner with a comprehensive guide, bringing together in one place the myriad rules relating to how settlements are reached, approved, and re-opened in all types of family law cases
Cohabitation: Law, Practice and Precedents is the only work on the subject to provide commentary, checklists, procedural guides and precedents in a single volume making it an invaluable aid to all practitioners advising unmarried couples.
Financial Remedies Practice is firmly established as the essential, specialist reference for all family financial remedy practitioners.
Cited and used in courts every day, this unique book combines in a single portable volume authoritative Commentary on financial remedies practice and procedure together with the full and up-to-date text of the relevant Family Procedure Rules and Practice Directions.
The Financial Remedies Handbook (formerly entitled the Ancillary Relief Handbook) has established itself as a first resort for thousands of matrimonial lawyers. By combining a clear explanation of the applicable legal principles with straightforward advice on practice and procedure, this is the essential reference work for busy family lawyers, family mediators, accountants and financial advisers.
A Straightforward Guide to Divorce and the Law has been updated to reflect changes in the legal system affecting divorce proceedings to 2018 and is designed exclusively for anyone who wishes to proceed with a divorce case without the use of a solicitor or who wishes simply to learn more about the processes involved in divorce and the judicial system.
The Matrimonial Finance Handbook is an indispensable resource for practitioners advising clients on financial remedies following divorce or civil partnership dissolution.
It provides practical, authoritative guidance on best practice procedure in family law. Written in easy-to-understand language, with flow charts, process diagrams and precedents, this handbook contains everything the practitioner needs to advise the client from the first interview to enforcing an order.
Divorce finance barrister David Chidgey answers the following. What happens in court during a divorce in England and Wales? What is the procedure? What rules do the courts use? How are assets divided? What happens to the matrimonial home? Is the behaviour of the parties relevant? What does the court do about pensions and about maintenance? Who pays the legal costs? How should you choose a solicitor?