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The Review
The Review Issue 213

The Review Issue 213

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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Guide to International Family Law

International practice issues

This chapter summarises some preliminary issues the family lawyer must consider when accepting instructions in a case that may involve issues beyond the domestic jurisdiction of England & Wales, including other jurisdictions within the United Kingdom and the British Islands.

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Good Practice Guide

Good Practice Guide to working with litigants in person

Subject to the rules on vexatious litigants, anyone is entitled to act in person. However, there is a tendency to treat people who do as a nuisance. With the reforms to family justice, cut backs on legal aid and changes in behaviour in relation to the ways in which people approach family relationship breakdown, it is increasingly likely that you will deal with litigants in person and you should consider how your dealings will differ from those with another lawyer.

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Guidance Notes

Guidance Note: Referrals to contact centres

The Guides to Good Practice build on the Code of Practice by developing the ethos behind it into areas of practice. They are intended to help demonstrate the way in which the Code should be applied in day-to-day situations. This guide focuses on referrals to contact centres and the best practice needed in these cases.

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Resource

Summary of the roundtable - implications of a 'no deal' Brexit

On 6 March 2019 a select group of family lawyers came together in Resolution’s new offices to discuss the ‘mad riddle’ of Brexit, and the implications of a no deal scenario. Are there any positive possibilities on the horizon – the end of the EU Maintenance Regime perhaps? Or are we throwing away decades of careful co-operation, just as international elements of separation are on the rise? The debate may be academic by the time you are reading this, but the issues are likely to be in play one way or another for years to come.

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