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Four New Family Law Webinars

Starting 24th May to 21st July


SPECIAL OFFER - Register for all four and get one free.


Each webinar is £20 single or £50 company licence 


Cohabitation Claims Update - NOW AVAILABLE AS A DOWNLOAD

254th a, 1-2pm 

Presented by Guy Holland, 36 Family Group

- The role of TOLATA in cohabitation cases

- How and when to make a claim

- Essential information you need from your client

- CPR and costs – the pitfalls

- Alternative claims giving rise to a proprietary interest

- Recent case law update

- Schedule 1 claims

- How and when to bring them

- The court’s approach – Case law summary

- Costs


Maintenance for Older Children

21st June 1-2pm

Presented by Valentine Le Grice QC, 36 Family Group

- What is the position when the child is over 16 and under 18?

- Can a parent apply on behalf of his or her child after the child is 18?

- Must a child over the age of 18 consent to any application?

- Does an order lapse if the child ceases to be in full time education, eg on a gap year?

- Should orders be made until the end of tertiary education regardless of the age of the child?

- Can part of any order for periodical payments paid by one parent be paid to the other parent

  after the child is 18?

- What is the position if the child is still in secondary education when he or she turns 18?

- How should the availability of student loans be approached?

- What if the child has his or her own financial resources?

- Is there any form of benchmark for the level of provision for a child in tertiary education?

- Should the Court make high orders in favour of the children of rich parents, regardless of

  the wishes of the paying parent?

- What are the special circumstance in which an order might be made for a child over the age

  of 18 who is not in full time education?


Setting Aside Orders and Agreements

18th July 1pm - 2pm

Presented by Paul Infield, 36 Family Group

The circumstances when an order can be set aside

Dishonesty and non-disclosure

- The duty of full, frank and clear disclosure

- Fresh evidence

- The 2 stage process for setting aside

- Costs

 

Bad legal advice

- Agreements and orders

- What is bad legal advice?

- Can orders be set aside solely on the ground of bad legal advice?

 

Change in circumstances and supervening events

- Barder v Caluori

- What is and isn’t a ‘Barder event’

- Agency

- Changes in circumstances: an update in the light of Birch v. Birch (due to be heard in the Supreme Court on 22nd May 2017)

 

How to set aside

- Application to the first instance court or appeal?

- Which judge?

- Admitting fresh evidence

 

The effect of setting aside an order

- Retention of property and assets?

- Costs

 

Capitalising Maintenance - changes to the discount rate and impact on Inheritance Act Claims

21st July, 1-2pm

Presented by Miranda Allardice, 5 Stone Buildings & Paul Grimwood, Hart Brown

- Duxbury Origins

- High Rates of return 3.75%

- Ogden Tables Origins

- New Ogden rate of return minus 0.75%

- Duxbury traps – life expectancy & state pension

- The risk averse investor claimant

- Courts allegiance to Duxbury

- Time for a revolution














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