- An initial meeting with you where we will gather necessary information and documents, providing you with a fixed fee quote.
- Prepare your Application for Consent Orders and Terms of Settlement.
- Arrange for you and your partner to sign it.
- File it at the Family Court.
- Once the Order has been sealed, we will send a copy to the parties.
The standard consent order package usually includes:
- Preparing the Application for Consent Orders and Terms of Settlement;
- Preparing an Affidavit if you were in a de facto relationship;
- Making any minor amendments you or your partner require;
- Arranging for you and your partner to sign the Application and filing it in Court;
- Sending a copy of the final order to the parties.
Please note that the standard fixed-fee Consent Order package may not include:
- Any disbursements such as court fees, Land Registry fees, experts’ fees, pension policy providers’ fees etc.
- Any investigation/examination of financial disclosures, and we rely solely on the financial disclosures provided and relied upon by the parties.
- Conveyancing or other work associated with implementing the Order.
- Giving you advice about the Order or your legal position before or after the Order is made.
We can give you a fixed fee for any of these additional services.