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The Review
The Review Issue 215

The Review Issue 215

For every issue of The Review we will be publishing the articles here in the Knowledge and Resources section of our website as well as the pdf of the printed version.

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Good Practice Guide
Resolution’s Good Practice Guides

Resolution’s Good Practice Guides

As part of Resolution's Code of Practice members are asked to use the Good Practice Guides as part of their day to day work. These represent Resolution's core value and are designed to offer knowledge and guidance to our members.

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The Review

Engage v2.0 for 2020

The information gathering application for family lawyers has extended its capacity into a number of new client types.

First let’s recap: for those who aren’t aware, Engage is a web application that helps prospective clients, in their own time, put together all the information a family lawyer requires ahead of a first meeting – ensuring bespoke advice can be given at that first meeting. Engage enhances the initial consultation for both the family lawyer, as they have all the facts, and for the client, as they feel prepared and informed ahead of the meeting.

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The Review

Deconstructing the marital pot

With the courts increasingly needing to establish historical values, robust accountancy approaches are required – but with active and passive growth, the springboard effect, and the general concept of fairness all in play, there is seldom one clear answer. 

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Resolution Mediation Handbook

Working remotely with mediation clients

This section focusses on working remotely across your mediation practice, please read in conjunction with the other relevant sections in the Handbook (as are indicated).

As a result of the Coronavirus outbreak, all mediators have been faced with new challenges to the way in which they work. Very long held norms of face-to-face practice have been seriously disrupted and changed and it has meant that many of you will have moved to online and remote working and some will have done so at some speed in order to ensure continuing service to individuals and families.

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covid-19

FRC hearings listed at the Central Family Court between 6th April – 1st May 2020

The current national public health emergency requires all financial remedy cases to be heard remotely unless personal attendance is absolutely unavoidable in the interests of fairness and justice. The court must prioritise urgent cases and those involving vulnerable parties.

These Directions apply to all cases listed on or after 6th April up to and including Friday 1ST May 2020

In each case to which these directions apply, there is permission to apply to the court to vary or set aside the directions, as it may apply in that particular case. Any such application shall be made to: cfc.fru@justice.gov.uk marked for the urgent attention of His Honour Judge O’Dwyer, District Judge Gibbons or District Judge Hudd.

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