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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
The Red Book: The Family Court Practice 2016 isbn 9781784731946

The Red Book: The Family Court Practice 2015 with Autumn Supplement

Edited by: The Rt Hon Lord Wilson of Culworth, His Honour Judge Anthony Cleary, The Rt Hon Lady Justice Black

ISBN13: 9781784730703
New Edition ISBN: 9781784731946
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781846619328
Published: November 2015
Publisher: Family Law
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback + Supplement
Price: Out of print

The Family Court Practice (the Red Book), covers the entire range of family business and contains all the essential materials you need to practice in the Family Court.

The new edition is fully updated to include the latest case-law, full coverage of new and amended legislation, Practice Directions and guidance. It also contains fully and expertly annotated statutes and rules together with scores of unique step-by-step procedural guides, which direct you effortlessly to the relevant rules and annotation.

The Autumn Supplement will automatically be sent to you later in the year, to keep you reliably updated on the latest developments.

  • The Autumn Supplement was published in November 2015
  • The main Work was published in May 2015
New for 2015:-
  • New Procedural Guides:
    • Lay Justices’ Power to Enforce Orders for Financial Provision;
    • Obtaining Information from the Debtor; and
    • Alternative Procedure for Applications in Family Proceedings (FPR 2010, Pt 19).
  • Updated notes on: the new offence of breaching a Forced Marriage Protection Order; habitual residence; same-sex parenting; and reporting restrictions.

  • The latest amendments to the Family Procedure Rules, including:
    • the latest rules on Habeas Corpus;
    • new PD2B (References in the Rules to Actions done by the Court or by a Court Officer); and
    • new Part 38 (Recognition and Enforcement of Protection Measures) and PD38A.
  • The latest amendments to the Civil Procedure Rules, including:
    • Proceedings under the Presumption of Death Act 2013 (in Pt 57) and PD57B; and
    • new Part 87 (Applications for Writ of Habeas Corpus).
  • Coverage of the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003, as amended by the Serious Crime Act 2015.

  • The latest guidance on: committal for contempt of court; the role of the Attorney-General in appointing advocates and special advocates; and the role of the ICACU.

  • Council Regulation (EC) No 1206/2001 (‘the Evidence Regulation’).

  • A full summary of Regulation (EU) No 606/2013 on mutual recognition of protection measures in civil matters.
  • Now features fully indexed commentary.

Family Law
Table of Statutes
Table of Statutory Instruments
Table of Cases
Table of Practice Directions
Table of CPR, FPR and Supreme Court Practice Directions

Part I: Procedural Guides

Detailed guidance covering the following areas:
  • Applications for Relief Other Than Divorce
  • Application for Matrimonial and Civil Partnership Proceedings and Related Orders
  • Enforcement of Orders
  • Children
  • Judicial Reviews and Appeals
  • Miscellaneous

  • Part II: Statutes

    Pertinent provisions of all relevant statutes, reproduced in amended form and annotated by the expert team of contributors.

    Part III: Procedure Rules

    The full text of the Family Procedure Rules 2010 and practice directions, plus relevant provisions and practice directions from the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 and the Supreme Court Rules 2009. All provisions are reproduced as amended, along with detailed explanation and guidance.

    Part IV: Statutory Instruments

    Pertinent provisions of all relevant SIs appear in amended form, with commentary from the expert team of contributors.

    Part V: Practice Guidance

    Relevant practice guidance for family law practitioners.

    Part VI: European Material

    Coverage of significant European Regulations and Conventions, all fully annotated.