A Practical Guide to Family Proceedings: Blomfield and Brooks
This court practice guide enables you to avoid the most common pitfalls encountered across the spectrum of family proceedings, thereby speeding up litigation and avoiding unnecessary work and wasted costs orders.
It covers every aspect of the court process across family proceedings, from divorce and financial remedies to private law and public law children, injunctions and committals and appeals. The guidance is set out with clear references to source materials and is supplemented by forms and other practical information.
The work is a key staple widely referred to within the Family Court, Principal Registry of the Family Division, other district registries and county courts.
The 7th edition includes the following:
- Divorce reform
- Changes to Committal proceedings
- Domestic Abuse Act 2021 (inc PD 12J and Rule 3A)
- Presumption of diminished evidence and vulnerability of witnesses (PD 3AA)
- Jurisdiction issues
- Parental alienation