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The court can make a lump sum order (payable either in one sum or by instalments), a series of lump sum orders or a deferred lump sum order. That...
Produced in partnership with Paul Infield of The 36 Group 8th Jan
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The court will in certain circumstances judicially intervene whether by the exercise of the inherent jurisdiction of the High Court or the...
Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 8th Jan
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Care proceedings are governed by different statutes in England and Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland respectively. Care orders in England and...
Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 8th Jan
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It is now rare that a court will make an order for joint lives maintenance (ie an order for spousal maintenance that would continue until the payee...
Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 8th Jan
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Where an investment is held by two people as joint tenants, on the death of one of the parties, the investment passes to the survivor absolutely.If...
Produced in partnership with Catherine Fuller of Thomson Snell & Passmore LLP 8th Jan
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The guidance available is predominantly based on the laws of England and Wales. However, we refer you to the following which you may find useful.Where...
Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 8th Jan
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A financial dispute resolution appointment (FDR) takes place after a first appointment in financial proceedings and is an opportunity for the parties...
Produced in partnership with Tori Adams of 4 King’s Bench Walk 8th Jan
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There are three orders which potentially may be used to regulate internal relocation:•a condition imposed on a child arrangements order (CAO) pursuant...
Produced in partnership with Kirstie Danton of St Ives Chambers 8th Jan
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Section 23(1)(d) and (e) of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973) provides that the court may make an order that a party to a marriage shall make...
Produced in partnership with Katherine Illsley of 4 King’s Bench Walk 8th Jan
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The court’s task is to ascertain the common intention of the parties (Stack v Dowden). Where there is no express agreement or understanding, a court...
Produced in partnership with Marissa Allman of The 36 Group 8th Jan

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