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Protecting Assets and the Family Home in Financial Order Proceedings

Protecting Assets and the Family Home in Financial Order Proceedings

Medically unexplained symptoms in family medicine: defining a research agenda. Proceedings from WONCA 2007

Implementation of Article 12 in Family Law Proceedings in Ireland and New Zealand Lessons Learned and Messages for Going Forward

THOMAS, Dudley Lloyd (born 1946), a District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts) (formerly Stipendiary Magistrate), Somerset and Avon, 1999–2008, and Gloucestershire, 2004–08; Member: Family Proceedings Court Panel, 1991–2008; Youth Court Panel, 1994–2008

Kinship Care: Fostering Effective Family and Friends Placements, Elaine Farmer and Sue Moyers, London, Jessica Kingsley, 2008, pp. 254, ISBN 9781843106319, £22.99Keeping Them in the Family: Outcomes for Children Placed in Kinship Care through Care Proceedings, Joan Hunt, Suzette Waterhouse and Eleanor Lutman, London, British Association for Adoption and Fostering, 2008, pp. 367, ISBN 9781905664528, £14.95

The robust attitude of Australian courts in family law proceedings involving trusts; New Zealand Law Commission tinkers with trusts, and satirizes Prince Charles; whether the time has come for a Commonwealth counterpart of the American Law Institute; trustee investment, and portfolio theory—New Zealand and US perspectives; Letters of Wishes expertly analysed; how the Supreme Court might have decided Marley v Rawlings if it were to have been argued in 1677; the potentially devastating consequences of presumed undue influence; helpful new glosses on when it will be found.


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All court proceedings under the inherent jurisdiction of the High Court that deal with matters relating to the welfare of children (see welfare principle). Before 1989 the court's powers to make orders concerning children varied, depending on the level of the court and the proceedings involved. The Children Act 1989, together with the Family Proceedings Rules 1991, rationalized the court's powers and created a unified structure of the High Court, county courts, and magistrates' courts. A Family Proceedure Rule Committee was established in 2003 to lay down a single set of procedural rules for all levels of court. The ambit of family proceedings is very wide, including proceedings for divorce, domestic violence, children in care (see care order), adoption, and wardship and applications for a parental order under section 30 of the Human Fertilization and Embryology Act 1990 (see section 30 order).

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