The Family Procedure Rules 2010, pubished in January 2011, came into force on 6th April 2011.
The Rules, following the tenor of the Civil Procedure Rules 1998, consolidate all aspects of family proceedings held in the High Court, County Courts and Magistrates Courts. As with the CPR the Rules will be regularly updated with new Practice Directions and Forms.
Ahead of the introduction of the Family Procedure Rules 2010 the Family Barristers at Trinity Chambers have delivered several training events across the Region including Newcastle and Middlesbrough. Nearly 300 lawyers have attended the various events.
The Family Procedure Rules 2010 can be found by following the link below :-
Family Procedure Rules