Form E failures: dos and don’ts during disclosure

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November 24, 2017 2 comments

finances and divorce

When a marriage that has broken down irretrievably, parties in the process of obtaining a divorce or separation are expected to make full, frank, relevant and continuing financial disclosure to each other, setting out full details of their circumstances. Family law group Resolution encourages, and indeed expects, both parties to voluntarily begin financial disclosure at…

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Divorcing couples spared stamp duty rise

November 23, 2017 1 comment

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Divorcing couples should no longer run the risk of inflated stamp duties when buying property, following this week budget. Chancellor Philip Hammond announced plans to close a loophole which had seen couples going through a divorce frequently penalised by a three per cent surcharge on second homes, a measure which had been intended to rein…

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Daughter of Formula 1 tycoon completes divorce

October 13, 2017 0 comments

finances and divorce

The daughter of high profile Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has brought her six year marriage to an end. Petra Ecclestone married businessman James Stunt in Italy six years ago. A prenuptial agreement was signed before the ceremony. But when the relationship broke down the family feared an extended courtroom clash over the couple’s multi-billion…

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Supreme Court to consider maintenance payments

August 11, 2017 5 comments

finances and divorce

A divorced man told earlier this year that he had to support his ex-wife for life is to have his appeal considered by the Supreme Court. In February the Court of Appeal ruled that Graham Mills must increase the maintenance he pays he ex-wife to £1,441 per month, because “she was now unable to meet…

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