Maintenance pending suit and legal services orders

Maintenance pending suit and legal services orders guidance:

Sections 49–54 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPOA 2012) introduced changes to the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA...

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The court’s power to make an order for maintenance pending suit is contained in section 22 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973) and in Schedule 5 to the Civil...

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Care should be taken when drafting the terms of a periodical payments order to ensure that it reflects either the agreement reached, where it is to be set out in a...

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Initial steps The procedure for maintenance pending suit applications is set out the Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR 2010), SI 2010/2955, Pts 9 and 18. Form A includes a...

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