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Schedule 1 Children Act 1989 Claims

This talk by David Salter, consultant with Mills & Reeve LLP explains the law and practice relating to Schedule 1 Children Act 1989 claims including consideration of the key cases in this important field of family law practice. (Running Time approximately 62 minutes with detailed accompanying notes: CPD 2 HOURS)

This talk is presented by David Salter, consultant, Mills & Reeve LLP  

Topics covered include:

1. Schedule 1 claims:  the fundamentals
2. Schedule 1 claims – what are they and who can use them?
3. Distilling the general principles:

• The statutory checklist of factors (Schedule 1, para 4)
• The 12 key principles

4. The Practicalities:

• Jurisdiction
• Making the application
• There is no "one size fits all" approach
• Identifying the issues
• Interface with TOLATA cases
• Consider separate representation for the child
• Converting the agreement into an order
• Applying for freezing orders

5. The Menu of Claims:

•  Housing
•  Lump sums
•  Periodical payments

6. Litigation fighting funds

7. Costs

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Running time: 62 mins approx