Court

Divorce and Family Law

This is a process which ensures that both parties provide sufficient information to enable the Court to make an Order if the parties themselves cannot reach an agreement.

Once issued the Court provide a timetable. We will advise you in detail as and when it becomes necessary but briefly it involves:

  • The issue of the Application
  • Lodging a Statement of Financial Information
  • Dealing with any questionnaires
  • First Directions which the Court will ensure that all necessary but proportionate information is obtained
  • A Financial Dispute Resolution which is in effect compulsory mediation by the Court
  • A Final Hearing in default of agreement

There can be a settlement by agreement at any stage.

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