Consent orders

Consent orders guidance:

This Practice Note sets out the basic principles to be applied when drafting a financial consent order including the preparation and structure of the draft order,...

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This document provides general guidance regarding an application to court to resolve your financial arrangements on divorce or dissolution. Your family lawyer will be...

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Duty of the court to consider a clean break Although there is no presumption in favour of there being a financial clean break between parties on divorce, the court is...

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This document provides general guidance regarding financial disclosure. Your family lawyer will be able to provide specific advice based on your circumstances. What is...

Precedents

This Practice Note sets out the procedural steps to be taken where the parties have reached agreement by consent within financial remedy proceedings, including the...

Practice Note

[insert date] Dear [insert client’s name] Following on from the financial agreement reached between you and your [former] [husband OR wife OR civil partner], I enclose: •...

Precedents

This document provides general guidance regarding the filing at court of a financial consent order and statement of information in Form D81. Your family lawyer will be...

Precedents

If one party considers that an agreement has been reached (usually in relation to financial arrangements between the parties), or an agreement was made but one party...

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Following the pilot scheme under Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR 2010), PD 36I (Pilot scheme: Procedure for online filing of certain applications for consent orders for...

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Background For a considerable time there had been doubt and confusion as to the available routes of challenging a financial order (whether or not made by consent) where...

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In the Family Court Sitting at [court name] No: [case number] [The Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 OR The Civil Partnership Act 2004 OR The Child Support Act 1991 OR The...

Precedents

This document provides general guidance regarding the steps to take after reaching a financial agreement in order to obtain a court order to reflect that agreement. Your...

Precedents

By virtue of section 31 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973), and the corresponding provisions in the Civil Partnership Act 2004 (CPA 2004), the court has the...

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