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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition was published, see:
The Red Book: The Family Court Practice 2017 with Autumn Supplement isbn 9781784732530

The Red Book: The Family Court Practice 2016 with Autumn Supplement

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

ISBN13: 9781784731946
New Edition ISBN: 9781784732530
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781784730703
Published: November 2016
Publisher: Family Law LexisNexis
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 practise in the Family Court.

The new edition will be fully updated to include the latest case-law, full coverage of new and amended legislation, Practice Directions and guidance. It will also contain 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 was published in November 2016
  • The Main Work was published in May 2016
What will be included in the 2016 Edition?
  • A new Procedural Guide on Setting Aside a Financial Relief Order
  • The latest amendments to the FPR and the CPR
  • Recent guidance on:
    • Tagging or Electronic Monitoring in Family Cases;
    • Financial Remedies Unit at the Central Family Court;
    • Committal for Contempt of Court;
    • Arbitration in the Family Court, plus expert commentary on arbitration, including DB v DLJ [2016] EWHC 324 (Fam);
    • The Efficient Conduct of Financial Remedy Hearings
  • Updated commentary on:
    • the Supreme Court’s decisions in Sharland and Gohil, including substantial updates to Procedural Guide E6: Applications to Re-open or Set Aside Final Court Orders;
    • cases of alleged radicalisation, including Re X (Children) (No 3) [2015] EWHC 3651;
    • add-backs, including MAP v MFP [2015] EWHC 627 (Fam);
    • pensions valuation and pensions sharing, including WS v WS [2015] EWHC 3941 (Fam);
    • children giving evidence, including Re R (Children) [2015] EWCA Civ 167;
    • parental responsibility and same-sex families, including JB v KS and E (Contact: Parental Responsibility) [2015] 2 FLR 1180;
    • removal of a child from the jurisdiction, including Re J (A child) [2015] UKSC 70;
    • provision of accommodation for children and the use of CA 1989, s 20, including Re N (Children) (Adoption: Jurisdiction) [2015] EWCA Civ 1112;
    • child arrangements and supervision of contact, including Re S (A Child): (Child Arrangements Order: Effect of Long-Term Supervised Contact on Welfare) [2015] EWCA Civ 689;
    • burden and standard of proof, including Re A (A Child) [2015] EWFC 11;
    • parents with disabilities, including Re D (A Child) (No 3) [2016] EWFC 1;
    • occupation rights under FLA 1996 and interim orders for sale, including BR v VT [2015] EWHC 2727 (Fam);
    • the Maintenance Regulation, including Ramadani v Ramadani [2015] EWCA Civ 1138

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
Judicial Reviews and Appeals

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.

Summary of Fees