Article Tag: Financial proceedings

DIY divorce?

You may be aware that legal aid for almost all family cases will cease to be available from April 2013, meaning that people will now either have to instruct a solicitor and pay privately – or take the DIY approach. “Litigants in person” as they are called, face representing themselves in complex cases where they… Read more »

Be wary of concealing assets in financial proceedings

A recent Judgment has seen a Consent Order set aside on the basis that an ex husband did not disclose all of his assets at the time of the original financial proceedings. The husband and wife had been married for 20 years before separating in 2000. Under the terms of the original Consent Order, the… Read more »