Financial provision

Financial provision guidance:

[insert mortgagee name] [insert mortgagee address] Dear [insert organisation name] Our client: [insert client’s name] [Property OR Land] address: [insert address of...

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Dear [insert organisation or individual’s name] Our client: [insert name] [Property OR Land]: [insert address] Land Registry number: [insert Land Registry number] We are...

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Dear [client name] Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting (MIAM) Court rules require that before making an application to issue certain kinds of family proceedings...

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Dear [insert client name] Costs estimate to final hearing As we have now had the financial dispute resolution (FDR) appointment on [insert date], I am sending you a costs...

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[insert date] Dear [insert client’s name] Following on from the financial agreement reached between you and your [former] [husband OR wife OR civil partner], I enclose: •...

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Dear [insert client] Invoice and monies on account I enclose my firm's invoice for the period [insert date] to [insert date] for your kind attention together with a...

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Dear [insert client’s name] Finances [As we have discussed, ]I confirm that your application for a financial order (Form A—Notice of [intention to proceed with] a...

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Dear [insert client name] Finances I enclose a copy of the order made by [insert name of judge] at the financial dispute resolution (FDR) appointment on [insert date] at...

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Dear [insert client name] Finances I enclose a copy of the order made by [deputy] [district] judge [insert name] at the first appointment at the [insert name of court] on...

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[insert date] Dear [insert client’s name] I am preparing your draft financial statement in Form E, which must be lodged at court and sent to [your OR the solicitors...

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Dear [insert organisation name] Our client: [client’s full name] Property: [address] We act for [client’s full name] in connection with divorce and financial proceedings....

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Dear [insert organisation name] Our client: [insert name] Policy number: [insert policy number] We represent the [applicant OR respondent], [insert name], in connection...

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To: Newcastle Pension Centre, Futures Group The Pension Service 9 Mail Handling Site A Wolverhampton WV98 1LU UK Date: [insert date] Dear Pension Service Our client:...

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This document provides general guidance regarding the filing at court of a financial consent order and statement of information in Form D81. Your family lawyer will be...

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Courts' powers Under section 23(1)(c) of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973), and the equivalent provisions of the Civil Partnership Act 2004 (CPA 2004), the court...

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This Practice Note deals with maintenance agreements where one of the parties to the agreement has died. For practical guidance in relation to variation of a maintenance...

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This Practice Note is impacted by the exit of the UK from the EU on 31 January 2020. This has implications for practitioners considering which courts have jurisdiction to...

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As a result of the transfer of The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS)’s dispute resolution service to the Pensions Ombudsman on 19 March 2018, the Pensions Ombudsman offers...

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In Radmacher (formerly Granatino) v Granatino, Lord Phillips summarised (at para [69]) the position regarding disclosure by the parties prior to entering into a marital...

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Following the Supreme Court decision in Radmacher (formerly Granatino) v Granatino, a marital or civil partnership agreement may be 'decisive' provided it is 'fair'. The...

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Prior to the Supreme Court decision in Radmacher (formerly Granatino) v Granatino, independent legal advice was considered a prerequisite before entering into a marital...

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This Practice Note is impacted by the exit of the UK from the EU on 31 January 2020. This has implications for practitioners, inter alia, when considering which courts...

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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 realisable in the...

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Constituting the trust In general no trust is created, whatever intention the settlor has manifested, unless legal title is vested in the trustees. This is known as...

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Nature of trusts The trust concept Typically, the settlor is the original owner of property and creates a trust by conveying it to one or more trustees and manifesting an...

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Certainty In order for a settlor to create a private express trust the three certainties must be present, namely: • certainty as to the intention of the settlor to create...

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