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Tag: divorce settlements

Spousal maintenance 

When parties divorce and the Courts become involved in resolving financial disputes, they can order that one party to the marriage pays the other spousal maintenance for a period of time, via a Periodical Payments Order (PPO).

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Earlier this month, the Ministry of Justice launched the new Online Divorce Service as part of its £1bn initiative to reform the justice system. This new service allows couples to apply for an uncontested divorce digitally, upload evidence and make p…

How a Court Order can help

Within divorce proceedings the court has power to make orders about the family home or any other property you or your spouse own.  The Court cannot order a lender to lend you more money, but a properly drafted court order …

Reaching a financial settlement when divorcing

When is an agreement a concluded agreement capable of being enforced? (A brief look at the Xydhias case)

On divorce, parties are able to agree a financial settlement (provided it complies with certain …

This series of blogs is about the process of getting a financial remedy through the courts in the context of divorce or dissolution, and we will take a look at each stage in turn. 

The first in the series is Disclosure

  1. Disclosure
  2. FDA (First Dire…

In a series of blogs about the process of getting a financial remedy through the courts in the context of divorce or dissolution, we take a look at each stage in turn.

The second in this series is FDA (First Directions Appointment)

  1. Disclosure
  2. FD…