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The Financial Consequences of Marriage Breakdown
A Practitioner's View
This Special Briefing is an invaluable guide to all financial and legal advisers. Divorce or separation can result in complex and unforeseen financial consequences. There can be important implications for any property, pensions or investments owned by the individuals concerned. Anyone who provides financial advice needs to be fully briefed on the issues involved. Lawyers are also frequently required to negotiate on behalf of their clients. Maggie Rae provides a clear, practical explanation of the financial consequences of marriage breakdown. In concise and lucid terms, she discusses each of the key financial issues that need to be considered, illustrating them with helpful examples and precedents.
The consequence of marriage breakdown
Dispute resolution technique
The reordering of assets
Why should it become necessary to reorder assets on divorce?
The Court's powers
The principles on which the Court decides
The 'clean break'
Asset adjustment - the principles
General (non pilot scheme courts)
The pilot scheme
Asking the Court to decide
Section 25 Matrimonial Causes Act 1973
List of Courts operating the pilot scheme
Civil legal aid and eligibility rates 1997/1998