‘Out of time’ maintenance appeal dismissed.

June 19, 2017 0 comments

finances and divorce

A father’s attempt to appeal the award of a payment to his ex-wife has been dismissed by the Family Court. The case concerned a ‘lump sum deduction order’ (LSDO) relating to child maintenance arrears. Such orders are instructions to the person’s bank or building society to deduct a sum of money, which is then paid…

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Divorce proceedings to be split from financial applications

June 16, 2017 0 comments

divorce

Divorce proceedings to be split from financial applications From next Monday (June 19) family court divorce proceedings will run separately to financial applications. The rollout of ‘administrative de-linking’ across England and Wales follows a successful trial said Family Division President Sir James Munby and HM Courts and Tribunal Service (HMCTS) deputy chief executive Kevin Sadler. …

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Children’s charity chief to pay ex-wife £282m

June 13, 2017 0 comments

family law

A hedge fund boss who runs a children’s charity has been ordered to pay £282 million to his ex-wife’s new cause. When the couple finalised their divorce in December of 2014 the husband was told to pay his former spouse £337 million. This represented a third of his fortune. Since that decision, however, the two…

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Banker order to pay sum owed to ex-wife

May 18, 2017 0 comments

financial settlement

A former husband who lost his appeal against an maintenance award has been told to pay £30,000. In the latest stage of a complex dispute between a wealthy banker and his ex-wife, he had been ordered to pay the sum in July last year. It followed his unsuccessful appeal against a ‘Hadkinson order’. This stipulates…

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