Sunday, 29 April 2012

Available soon on Amazon... in proof-reading stage. 96,000 words on internal relocation for non-resident parents whose children are at risk of internal relocation within the UK. Chapters headings are set out below. The first section explains important points of law in internal relocation cases and the non-relocating parent's choices. The second section explains and gives a guide to the legal process, including links to templates for forms and court documents. The third section provides the full text of case law.

Rather than other legal guides which are written for paperback, but converted to kindle, this guide is specifically written for kindle making full use of bookmarking and hyperlinks. More kindle guides are coming.

 Internal Relocation and the Law
1.1 Introduction
1.2 The objecting parent's choices
1.3 Family Law concerning Relocation from England and Wales to Scotland and N.Ireland
1.4 Imposition of Restrictions on Residence Orders (limiting where a parent may live)
1.5 Shared Residence Over Distance
1.6 Human Rights and Other Considerations
1.7 Psychological harm to the primary carer if their application is refused
1.8 Evidence and the Distress Argument
1.9 The History of Contact as a Consideration
1.10 Research Regarding Co-Parenting
1.11 Reviews of Relocation Law
1.12 The Welfare Checklist
1.13 Judgments in Internal Relocation Cases

The Legal Process
2.1 Mediation
2.2 Applying for a Prohibitive Steps Order
2.3 Applying for/Acquiring Parental Responsibility
2.4 Applying for Residence
2.5 Applying for a Contact Order or to vary existing arrangements
2.6 Applying for a Seek and Find Order
2.7 Emergency and Abridged Notice Hearings
2.8 Writing a Position Statement
2.9 The First Hearings and Dispute Resolution Appointment
2.10 Tips When Attending Court
2.11 Courts and Judges
2.12 Courts and Confidentiality
2.14 Tips for Assessment Interviews
2.15 Writing a Statement
2.16 Writing a Skeleton Argument
2.17 Court Bundles
2.18 Split, Finding of Fact and Final Hearings to finish
2.19 Forms and Templates

Appendix 1 - Summary of/Extracts from Judgments
Appendix 2 - Re E (Residence:Imposition of Conditions) [1997] 2 FLR 638 CA
Appendix 3 - Re S (A Child) [2001] EWCA Civ 847
Appendix 4 - Re H (Children) (Residence Order: Condition) [2001] EWCA Civ 1338
Appendix 5 - Re F (Children) [2003] EWCA Civ 592
Appendix 6 - G (A Child) [2006] EWCA Civ 1507
Appendix 7 - G (Children) FC [2006] UKHL 43
Appendix 8 - Re B (A Child) [2007] EWCA Civ 1055
Appendix 9 - M v H [2008] EWCA 324 (Fam)
Appendix 10 - W (Children) [2009] EWCA Civ 160
Appendix 11 - Re T (A Child) [2009] EWCA Civ 20
Appendix 12 - F (Children) [2010] EWCA Civ 1428