The following Family Q&A Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
Section 24A of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973) provides that the court may make an order for the sale of a property in which either or both of the parties to the marriage has a beneficial interest. The court also has the power to make supplemental provisions as it may think fit pursuant to MCA 1973, s 24A, so that if the difficulty with sale is the result of one party setting an unrealistic asking price, or generally being uncooperative, the other party may apply for sole conduct of sale and vacant possession or for provision that requires the property to be ‘offered for sale to a person, or class of persons, specified in the order’.
If, however, the parties are both being reasonable but the former matrimonial home is just not attracting any interest, then it is open to the parties to apply to the court for a variation to the financial remedy order by consent. MCA 1973, s 24(1)(a) gives the court jurisdiction to order the transfer of a property from one party to another. It would be advisable for the draft consent order to include provisions covering how the value of the transferring party’s inter
**Trials are provided to all LexisPSL and LexisLibrary content, excluding Practice Compliance, Practice Management and Risk and Compliance, subscription packages are tailored to your specific needs. To discuss trialling these LexisPSL services please email customer service via our online form. Free trials are only available to individuals based in the UK. We may terminate this trial at any time or decide not to give a trial, for any reason. Trial includes one question to LexisAsk during the length of the trial.
To view the latest version of this document and thousands of others like it, sign-in to LexisPSL or register for a free trial.
Existing user? Sign-in
Take a free trial
Criminal offences are generally divided into two categories: •conduct crimes, and •result crimesA conduct crime is a crime where only the forbidden conduct needs to be proved. For example, an accused is guilty of dangerous driving if they drove a motor vehicle dangerously on a road or other public
The principles of the notarial act are that it is:•an act of the notary and not of the parties named in the document•a record of a fact, event or transaction•in the form of a document, notwithstanding the form of the underlying document, fact, event or transactionThe purpose of the notarial act is
The offence of causing grievous bodily harm with intentWounding or causing grievous bodily harm (GBH) with intent is triable only in the Crown Court on indictment. Elements of the offence Under the Offences against the Person Act 1861 (OATPA 1861), the prosecution must prove the defendant unlawfully
Background to the Single RulebookHistorically, the European Commission (Commission) favours using Directives (rather than Regulations) to set out its legislation in respect of the financial services sector. However, Directives, allowing Member States greater flexibility in how they implement
0330 161 1234
To view our latest legal guidance content,sign-in to Lexis®PSL or register for a free trial.