The Unmarried Family - Resolving Property Disputes

The Unmarried Family - Resolving Property Disputes

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Course Overview

Essential for family law practitioners of all levels, including those who wish to refresh their knowledge of this area of practice, this course will examine the situation where a property is in sole or joint ownership and how this will influence the advice that you provide.

Viewers will receive guidance on the options available, including the use of TOLOTA and Schedule 1 Children Act 1989 and will consider the following case law and its impact:

  • ·      Kinch v Bullard 1999 1 WLR 423
  • ·      Goodman v. Gallant 1986 2 WLR 236
  • ·      Stack v. Dowden UKHL 17
    • Fowler v Barron 2008 EWCA Civ 377
    • Jones v. Kernott  UKSC 53
    • Pankhania v Chandegra 2012 EWCA Civ 1438
    • Barnes v. Phillips 2015 EWCA Civ 1056
    • J v. C (Child: Financial Provision) 1999 1 FLR 152
    • Re S (A child; Financial Provision) 2005 2 FLR
    • BC v. DE 2016 EWHC 1806 (Fam)

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar and review the reference notes and optional evaluation form to test your legal knowledge.
  • This course provides 0.5 – 1 CPD points (depending on length of time spent reviewing the supporting documentation).

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • • Feel confident when advising the parties at the conveyancing stage
  • • Be familiar with the relevant sections of the Schedule 1 Children Act 1989 and the criteria for granting financial provision orders under Schedule 1
  • • Be familiar with the range of orders available
  • • Have a greater understanding of, and feel confident when, advising clients regarding this area of family law

What is the target audience?

  • Family law practitioners


About Instructor - Safda Mahmood

Safda is a senior solicitor, with a public authority, having had practiced in both Private Practice and Local Government. Safda is on the Law Society Children Panel and specialises in Children Law and Adoption. He delivers training across the country and writes regularly for various journals including Family Law Journal, Legal Executives Journal and Law Society Bulletin.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar
  • Notes
    1 Page
  • Evaluation
    1 Page