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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
The Red Book: The Family Court Practice 2019 isbn 9781784734169

The Red Book: The Family Court Practice 2018 with Autumn Supplement

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

ISBN13: 9781784733735
New Edition ISBN: 9781784734169
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781784732530
Published: November 2018
Publisher: Family Law LexisNexis
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

The Family Court Practice (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 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 2018
  • The Main Work was published in June 2018
What’s new for 2018
  • The latest amendments to the FPR, including:
    • the updated PD3A (Family Mediation Information and Assessment Meetings (MIAMS));
    • the new Pt 3A (Vulnerable Persons: Participation in Proceedings and Giving Evidence) and PD3AA; and
    • the revised PD12J (Child Arrangements and Contact Order: Domestic Abuse and Harm).
  • The latest updates to the CPR
  • Recent guidance on:
    • Standard Financial and Enforcement Orders; and
    • Judicial Cooperation with Serious Case Reviews.
  • The latest case-law, including:
    • Re H (A Child) (Surrogacy Breakdown) [2017] EWCA Civ 1798;
    • Yates and Anor v Great Ormond Street Hospital For Children NHS Foundation Trust and Anor [2017] EWCA
    • Civ 410, [2017] 2 FLR 739; and
    • Sharp v Sharp [2017] EWCA Civ 408, [2017] 2 FLR 1095.
  • New and expanded commentary on:
    • applications for a financial remedy;
    • funding;
    • domestic abuse, taking account of the revised FPR PD12J;
    • procedure for miscellaneous applications;
    • the national roll-out of administratively de-linking financial proceedings from divorce;
    • standard draft orders and the associated new Practice Guidance;
    • new Forms A (notice of intention to proceed with an application for a financial order), A1 (notice of intention to proceed with an application for a financial remedy) and B (notice of an application to consider the financial position of the respondent);
    • vulnerable persons, including expanded notes on detention of a child or vulnerable adult;
    • storage of embryos;
    • foreign orders and significant delay, plus applications for permission to apply for a financial remedy after
    • overseas proceedings;
    • parallel petitions for divorce;
    • adding or removing parties;
    • withholding inspection or disclosure of documents;
    • power of the court to control evidence;
    • the new Business and Property Courts; and
    • the Children and Social Work Act 2017.

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.

Part VII: Welsh Materials (Autumn Supplement and Online only)
Essential materials relating to children law in Wales.

Summary of Fees