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Family Law Protocol

4th Edition
The Law Society
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This authoritative set of best practice guidelines is the standard by which members of the Law Society and Resolution are judged. The fourth edition of this indispensable book takes account of developments including:

  • changes to public funding in family law proceedings
  • private family law arrangements for children and parental involvement
  • legislation on honour-based violence and forced marriage
  • alternative pathways to parenthood including adoption and surrogacy.

Developed by the Law Society in association with Resolution and other leading organisations, interest groups and figures in the field, this is the go-to text for family law practitioners.


Foreword by the President of the Family Division  Part 1: Main Protocol  Part 2: Non-court dispute resolution  Part 3: Domestic abuse and honour-based violence  Part 4: Children: private law  Part 5: Children: public law  Part 6: Abduction  Part 7: Child support  Part 8: Schedule 1 proceedings under the Children Act 1989  Part 9: Proceedings for dissolution, divorce, judicial separation or nullity  Part 10: Financial remedies  Part 11: Cohabitation  Part 12: Forced marriage  Part 13: Alternative pathways to parenthood  Appendices. 

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Family and social welfare


October 2015


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224 Pages