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I am just working through a divorce procedure and will be submitting

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I am just working through a divorce procedure and will be submitting a consent order to cover the financial agreement. Is it the case that it must legally be drawn up by a solicitor, or can I submit the agreement that my husband and I have generated?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  UKfamsol replied 3 years ago.
Hello and thanks for your question.

Yes - to ask the court to approve the agreement between you and your husband, and to make it legally binding on both of you, it must be worded using the correct legal terminology together with a summary of the all the matrimonial assets on the correct court form. This needs to be prepared by a solicitor, as a draft consent order (for the agreement) and a statement of information (for the summary of assets). Both documents arae then signed by both you and your husband, and then forwarded to the court, for the court's approval. Once approved by the court, the consent order is as binding on both of you as a court order reached follwoign contested proceedings.

Here's where to find a specialist family law solicitor to prepare the documentation for you:

http://www.resolution.org.uk/findamember/

I hope this helps and I wish you the best of luck.


Thanks and best wishes...

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