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Red Book Plus: Family Court Essential Materials 2014-2015 Red Book Plus

Combines authoritative legislation and guidance with informative and functional practice notes and flow charts

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Child Law


This new work contains key statutory extracts and passages from leading judgments

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This portable new work contains key statutory extracts and passages from leading judgments and will ensure you have accurate references to hand while at court.

Each topic is covered in usually one but no more than two or three pages and contains a quote from a statute or a case, bullet points or a mixture of all three.


  • Welfare Test
  • Standard of Proof
  • Domestic Violence
  • Expert Evidence
  • Restraining Further Applications
  • Communicating with the Home Office
  • Police Protocol

European Convention For The Protection Of Human Rights And Fundamental Freedoms 1950

  • Articles 2, 6, 8, 10
  • Considering Article 8: Notes

Private Law

  • Parental Responsibility
  • Paternity Testing
  • Contact
  • Change of Name
  • Removal from the Jurisdiction
  • Interim Residence Order – Applications Without Notice
  • Interim Contact Order
  • Permission to Apply for an Order
  • Special Guardianship
  • Rule 9.5 Guardians

Public Law

  • Threshold Test
  • Interim Care and Supervision Order
  • The Child as Witness
  • Assessments
  • Uncertain Perpetrator
  • CarePlans


  • Welfare Test
  • Dispensing with Consent
  • Adoption Procedure: Overriding Objective

Child Abduction

  • Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction
  • Habitual Residence


  • General Costs Rule
  • Wasted Costs


  • Reasons
  • Fresh Evidence
  • Discretion


  • Useful Addresses
  • Calendar

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