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What is the procedure for applying to vary a financial consent order, and can this be done by way of a further financial consent order lodged with the...
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Where there is a dispute between parents as to the extent of overnight care for the purposes of the calculation of statutory child support, how may...
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18th Aug
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Can a child maintenance claim be made for a child who is age 17 where the parents agreed that a claim would not be made, and the child sometimes...
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If a financial consent order is silent as to school fees and a spouse wishes to make an application for the other spouse to pay schools fees, is the...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Starks of St Ives Chambers 18th Aug
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Is a self-renewing child maintenance order (commonly known as a ‘Christmas order’) contained in a consent order made in financial remedy proceedings...
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