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Can a financial consent order include two separate spousal periodical payments orders with terms of different lengths?

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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Starks of St Ives Chambers
Published on LexisPSL on 15/07/2019

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  • Can a financial consent order include two separate spousal periodical payments orders with terms of different lengths?

The power for the court to make spousal periodical payments orders on divorce is contained in section 23 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973).

MCA 1973, s 23(1) provides, inter alia, that:

‘(1) On granting a decree of divorce, a decree of nullity of marriage or a decree of judicial separation or at any time thereafter (whether, in the case of a decree of divorce or of nullity of marriage, before or after the decree is made absolute), the court may make any one or more of the following or

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