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In the Family Court sitting at [location][Case No]Between1[insert name] ApplicantAnd2[ insert name] RespondentStatement of issues for the First...
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A decree of nullity granted after 31 July 1971 in respect of a voidable marriage operates to annul the marriage with effect from decree absolute and...
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This Practice Note sets out the general principles to be applied by the court when considering whether to make a lump sum order within financial...
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This Practice Note sets out the general principles to be applied by the court when considering whether to make a lump sum order within financial...
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12th Jan
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The court can make a lump sum order (payable either in one sum or by instalments), a series of lump sum orders or a deferred lump sum order. That...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Infield of The 36 Group 8th Jan
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The powers of the court are set out in sections 23–24 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973). While those powers relate to the sale of land and...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Haynes of St Ives Chambers 8th Jan
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A pension can only be transferred to another person on death or as a result of financial relief proceedings on divorce or dissolution.If the final...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Infield of The 36 Group 8th Jan
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The starting point is section 23 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973), which gives the court jurisdiction to make lump sum orders and...
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Produced in partnership with Marissa Allman of The 36 Group 8th Jan
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In the Family CourtSitting at [court name]No: [case number][The Matrimonial Causes Act 1973ORThe Civil Partnership Act 2004ORThe Child Support Act...
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24th Dec
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This document provides general guidance regarding an application to court to resolve your financial arrangements on divorce or dissolution. Your...
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24th Dec
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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...
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24th Dec
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Courts' powersUnder section 23(1)(c) of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973), and the equivalent provisions of the Civil Partnership Act 2004...
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28th Nov
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This Practice Note sets out the circumstances in which the court may make a lump sum order by way of capitalised maintenance on an application for the...
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28th Nov
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Section 23(8) of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973) provides:'The powers of the court under this section to make one or more financial...
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28th Nov
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The parties to divorce proceedings are the petitioner and respondent, and therefore only they will be bound by a financial order made by the court in...
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28th Nov
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Pending the final determination of an application for a financial order, the court may make an interim order on such terms as they think just....
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