Specimen statement of issues for a first appointment—financial remedy application
Specimen statement of issues for a first appointment—financial remedy application

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

  • Specimen statement of issues for a first appointment—financial remedy application

In the Family Court sitting at [location][Case No]

Between

  1. 1

    [insert name] Applicant

And

  1. 2

    [ insert name] Respondent

Statement of issues for the First Appointment on [date]

IssueApplicant’s positionRespondent’s position
1. Clean breakThe applicant contends that there should be a joint lives maintenance order because [insert concise details]The respondent contends that a clean break will be possible because [insert concise details]
2 Identification of assets to be divided
Should [[[identify asset] inherited by the [applicant OR respondent OR ] OR [identify asset] owned by the applicant OR respondent OR prior to the marriage]/ [as appropriate] OR /] be included in the assets to be divided or be ring-fenced?
This is a needs case as a result of which ring-fencing is not possible
Or
[identify asset] was recently inherited by the applicant from her OR his] parents. The property has not been intermingled with other assets. It should be ring-fenced for the benefit of the applicant
This is a needs case as a result of which ring-fencing is not possible
Or
[identify asset] was owned by the respondent prior to the marriage and has remained in [her OR his] separate ownership since that date. The needs of the parties can be met without recourse to the property
3. Appropriate division of capitalThe applicant contends that there is no reason to depart
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