Factors considered by the court

Factors considered by the court guidance:

The House of Lords' decision in White v White significantly changed the general principles on which ancillary relief (financial order) cases are determined. Before White,...

Practice Note

In financial order proceedings, the court must have regard to a range of factors that are set out in section 25 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973), or Schedule...

Practice Note

This Practice Note provides an introduction to the factors to be taken into account by the court by virtue of the legislative provisions of section 25 of the Matrimonial...

Practice Note

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

Precedents

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...

Practice Note

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 provides an introduction to financial provision claims that may be made by spouses and civil partners under Scottish law by virtue of the Family Law...

Practice Note

By virtue of section 25(2)(a) of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973), the court must give consideration to: '…the income, earning capacity, property and other...

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By virtue of section 25(2)(d) of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973) the court must give consideration to: '…the age of each party to the marriage and the duration...

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Section 25(2)(a) of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973) provides that the court must have regard to: '…the income, earning capacity, property and other financial...

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Who is a child of the family? A 'child' is defined by section 52(1) of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973), in relation to one or both of the parties to a...

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The needs of the parties is one of the factors to be considered by the court under the checklist set out in section 25 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973),...

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