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Clare, Family Solicitor
Category: Family Law
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Experience:  I have been a solicitor in High Street Practise since 1985 and have specialised in Family Law for the last 10 years
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Clare, My husband and I are filling in our Financial settlement

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Hi Clare,
My husband and I are filling in our Financial settlement forms prior to divorce. We have quite a complicated set up and would like to simplify it. If we both agree (in writing if necessary) that we are happy to leave out minor details (eg old bank accounts with a couple of hundred pounds deposit) would this be acceptable?
Thank you for your question.
My name is Clare
I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
Have you actually agreed a Financial Settlement between you?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

No, not yet, that's what we're trying to sort out. We're agreed on the big picture but both of us are quite happy not to include small amounts of money in old accounts etc.

Just to check - there is no financial application before the court - you are simply compiling lists as part of mediation?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

That's right, Clare.

Then yes you can certainly agree to ignore minor details such as this.
It would be best to agree it in writing - an exchange of emails would suffice
I hope that this is of assistance - please ask if you need further details
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