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Can you change a court order made on divorce?

Date:22 AUG 2017
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Carla Ditz & James Pirrie
Family Law in Partnership

The Financial Remedies Handbook is the first resort for thousands of matrimonial lawyers by combining a clear explanation of the applicable legal principles with straightforward advice on practice and procedure.

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In Birch v Birch [2017] UKSC 53 the financial arrangements following the couple’s divorce were concluded in 2010 and the terms of the financial settlement were agreed in a consent order. Under the order, the husband agreed to transfer his legal and beneficial interest in the former matrimonial home to the wife subject to the mortgage. In turn, the wife undertook to make the mortgage payments herself, indemnify the husband in this respect and to use her best endeavours to procure the husband’s release from the mortgage covenants. In the event that she was unable to do so by September 2012, she gave a further undertaking that the property was to be sold.

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