Spousal/civil partner periodical payments

Spousal/civil partner periodical payments guidance:

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 variation of a...

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The basis of Duxbury calculations A Duxbury calculation is an actuarial calculation designed to identify the capital sum required to meet a periodical payment requirement...

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...

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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...

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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 circumstances. What is...

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The court’s power to order periodical payments is contained in section 23(1)(a) of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973) and Schedule 5, Part 1, para 2(1)(a) of the...

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This Practice Note explains the effect that remarriage, forming a civil partnership, or cohabitation have on the ability to apply for financial orders, as well as the...

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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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A means of payment order (MPO) is an order requiring the payer of a 'qualifying periodical maintenance order' to make payments by a particular method or an order that an...

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The court’s power to vary orders is set out in section 31 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973) and in Schedule 5 to the Civil Partnership Act 2004 (CPA 2004),...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the President of the Family Division, regarding all proceedings in the Family Court in England and Wales...

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Note that the single Family Court replaced the previous three tiers of court structure (family proceedings court, County Court, High Court), save that the High Court...

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This document provides general guidance regarding an application to the court for maintenance on divorce or dissolution of a civil partnership. Your family lawyer will be...

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