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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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It is not uncommon that, following on from an order in financial remedy proceedings, whether by consent or imposed by the court, the parties will...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 29th Nov
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By virtue of section 24A of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973) (and the Civil Partnership Act 2004 equivalent), the court can make an order...
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Produced in partnership with David Salter, deputy High Court judge and Recorder 29th Nov
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This Practice Note sets out the general principles applicable when dealing with an application for a property adjustment order in financial order...
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28th Nov
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The court may consider it appropriate for one party to remain in a property, with the other party retaining an interest in that property that will be...
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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on procedural issues relating to an application for a property adjustment order in financial order...
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In the specific scenario of this Q&A, the lump sum payment is being paid to the receiving party in exchange for them transferring their interest in a...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Nov
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Undertakings are the bespoke way of including enforceable obligations in the preamble to a financial remedy order which the court would otherwise have...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Starks of St Ives Chambers 28th Nov
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The court has the power within financial remedy proceedings to make an order for sale. Section 24A of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973)...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Nov
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For the purposes of this Q&A we have assumed that the transfer of equity is in a family law context.Pursuant to section 24 of the Matrimonial Causes...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Nov
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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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The court's ability to make an order for the transfer of property order derives from section 24(1) of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973) and...
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It is a common feature of financial remedy orders that a property (often the matrimonial home) will be sold, whether immediately or on the happening...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Nov
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Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR 2010), SI 2010/2955, 9.13(3) provides that:‘Where an application for a financial remedy includes an application...
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Before deciding whether to make an order under section 24A of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973) for the sale of a property in which a third...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Infield of The 36 Group 28th Nov

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