Letter to client enclosing a consent order and supporting statement of information for a consent order in relation to a financial remedy (Form D81)
Letter to client enclosing a consent order and supporting statement of information for a consent order in relation to a financial remedy (Form D81)

The following Family guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Letter to client enclosing a consent order and supporting statement of information for a consent order in relation to a financial remedy (Form D81)

[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:

  1. a draft consent order, and

  2. a statement of information for a consent order in relation to a financial remedy (Form D81)

for you to consider and approve.

Statement of information for a consent order in relation to a financial remedy (Form D81)

Form D81 is a standard form court document, the purpose of which is to set out the basic facts of your case in a way which is easy for a judge to assimilate. It is intended to give a summary of each party's finances. Form D81 sets out the matrimonial finances as they are before any redistribution proposed by the consent order. The court requires this information so that the judge can decide whether it is appropriate to approve the consent order which you are seeking. In accordance with the duty to the court to provide full and frank financial disclosure, can you check that all of the details are correct, and that no information has been omitted. The duty of disclosure is on