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Red Book Plus: Family Court Essential Materials 2017-2018

This invaluable ready reference guide for all Family Court practitioners and judges provides a portable source of essential materials, complementing The Family Court Practice (Red Book) and LexisPSL Family.

Publisher: Family Law
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£55.99
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ISBN/ISSN: 9781784733889
Publisher: Family Law

Product description

Why should you buy Red Book Plus: Family Court Essential Materials

 

This invaluable ready reference guide for all Family Court practitioners and judges provides a portable source of essential materials, complementing The Family Court Practice (Red Book) and LexisPSL Family.

Red Book Plus combines tables, legislation and guidance with an informative selection of flowcharts, divided into accessible Parts, namely:

  • Flowcharts provide a useful one-page overview of a particular Family Court procedure, as an aide memoire, with cross-references to key family law resources
  • Key legislation and guidance is reproduced
  • Leading cases are categorised under clear topic headings
  • 2017–18 tables detail taxation rates/thresholds, social security benefits, and fostering allowances.

 

"useful and portable source of essential materials, complementing "The Red Book"which is very heavy to carry around (but illuminating) major practitioner work for family lawyers seen in all court rooms" Phillip Taylor MBE and Elizabeth Taylor, Richmond Green Chambers

"this is a refreshing and informative guide" His Honour Judge Anthony Cleary, Foreword

"excellent well written guide #redbookplus2015" 42 Bedford Row

"#redbookplus2015 landed in chambers; great source for useful tables & guidance!" Zimran Samuel

"Help is at hand, however, via Family Law’s companion volume: ‘Red Book Plus’ which is more than likely the answer to many a practitioner’s prayer. Succinct, practical, easy to use – and somuch more portable, it provides, as the sub-title indicates, ‘essential materials’ for the family court ... all this information placed readily to hand functions ‘almost like a ready-reckoner’as one busy barrister put it ... indeed the whole volume, in handy paperback format, helps save time in innumerable ways with its clear and concise step-by-step guidance -- and frequent cross references to The Red Book, all of which can help you avoid the most common pitfalls you are likely to encounter in everyday practice" Phillip Taylor MBE and Elizabeth Taylor of Richmond Green Chambers.

Table of contents

Foreword to the First Edition
Scope of This Work

PART I: FLOWCHARTS
- Divorce and Dissolution
- Domestic Abuse
- General
- Children
- Financial Provision
- Appeals
- Enforcement

PART II: KEY LEGISLATION AND GUIDANCE
- Matrimonial Causes Act 1973
- Children Act 1989
- Family Procedure Rules 2010
- Practice Direction 3A
- Family Procedure Rules 2010
- Practice Direction 9A
- Practice Direction 9B
- Practice Direction 27A
- Practice Guidance 12 July 2010 – McKenzie Friends (Civil and Family Courts)
- Practice Guidance 16 January 2014 – Transparency in the Family Courts: Publication of Judgment
- Practice Guidance 18 January 2017 – Family Court – Duration of Ex Parte (Without Notice) Orders

PART III: KEY CASES
Categorised by Topic

PART IV: 2017–18 TABLES
- Income Tax and National Insurance Contributions
- Other Tax Rates, Limits and Reliefs
- Fostering Allowances
- Social Security Benefits
- Retail Price Index and Consumer Price Index
- Interest Rates