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Family Proceedings: The Magistrates Guide

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John GreenhillChief Clerk, Inner London Magistrates' Court Service

ISBN13: 9780721913506
ISBN: 0721913504
Published: July 1992
Publisher: Shaw & Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

April 2009 - Out of Print
Aimed primarily at magistrates and court users as a quick reference guide to the proceedings under the Children Act 1989, the Domestic Proceedings and Magistrates' Courts Act 1978 and the Adoption Act 1976. Designed for use on the bench, this book attempts to clarify the powers and duties of the court when dealing with cases under the provisions of the new legislation.

Contents include principles of the Children Act, care and supervision orders, solicitor for the child, orders in respect of children, orders for financial provision (spouses and children) and miscellaneous matters.

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Family Law
Definitions. Principles of the Children Act.
Part 1 Public law proceedings: orders for the protection of children - child assessment order, emergency protection order, recovery order; care and supervision orders - criteria for care and supervision orders, care order, supervision order, summary diagram, procedure on applications for care or supervision orders, interim orders; the guardian ad litem - powers and duties of a guardian ad litem, right of guardian ad litem to have access to local authority records; solicitor for the child; education supervision order.
Part 2 Private law proceedings: orders in respect of children - contact order, residence order, prohibited steps order, specific issue order; family assistance order; financial provision for spouses and their children - Domestic Proceedings and Magistrates' Courts' Act 1978 (sections 1 and 2), powers of court to make financial provision (section 2), orders for payments which have been agreed by the parties (section 6), living apart orders, summary table financial orders under the Domestic Proceedings and Magistrates' Courts' Act 1978, interim maintenance order, variation, revival and revocation of orders for periodical payments, financial provision for children under the Children Act 1989, table of orders for financial provision in respect of children under 18 under the Children Act 1989, table of orders for financial provision in respect of children over 18 under the Children Act 1989; domestic violence - family protection orders - family protection order (spouse and/or child of the family), exclusion order, expedited family protection order, power of arrest for breach of orders, summary table family protection orders - Domestic Proceedings and Magistrates' Courts' Act 1978.
Part 3 Miscellaneous matters: timetable and directions hearings; the hearing - order of proceedings, reasons for decisions; welfare reports; costs; confidentiality of documents.