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The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) regime 2019 for family lawyersFrom 25 November 2019, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) Standards and...
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Where an application has been made to extend the term of a non-molestation order, and a hearing listed, can the extension be agreed by consent? If so,...
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Freezing orders (Mareva)—family proceedingsA freezing order (formerly termed a Mareva injunction or order) is an interim injunction restraining a...
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Reports under section 37 of the Children Act 1989Under section 37 of the Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989), the court has the power to order an...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 19th May
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General principles—lump sum ordersThis Practice Note sets out the general principles to be applied by the court when considering whether to make a...
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19th May
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Standard orders—general principles11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following...
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On divorce, where the parties own the family home, how would a financial consent order be drafted so that a third party buys out one spouse's interest...
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18th Aug
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General principles—lump sum ordersThis Practice Note sets out the general principles to be applied by the court when considering whether to make a...
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18th Aug
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Capitalised maintenance on variationThis Practice Note sets out the circumstances in which the court may make a lump sum order by way of capitalised...
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18th Aug
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Is it possible to make an interim application for a lump sum pending the outcome of a financial agreement/order, where the lump sum is required to...
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15th Aug
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Lump sum orders by instalmentsCourts' powersUnder section 23(1)(c) of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973), and the equivalent provisions of the...
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15th Aug
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In proceedings for a financial remedy on divorce can the court order the parties to renovate or do works to a property from their own funds prior to...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Haynes of St Ives Chambers 15th Aug
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Can the court make more than one lump sum or order?Section 23(8) of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973) provides:'The powers of the court under...
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15th Aug
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Can a consent order that includes provision for a deferred lump sum and a capital clean break be varied by consent to substitute the lump sum order...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Infield of The 36 Group 15th Aug
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Can a financial consent order, or a final order made by the court, include provision for both parties to each pay lump sums to the other party, ie for...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Infield of The 36 Group 15th Aug
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Can a party apply for an interim lump sum order to be made in advance of a final hearing where the solvency of their business is a concern and the...
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Produced in partnership with Marisa Allman of The 36 Group 15th Aug
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