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  • guyfawkes
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21 May 12 #332120 by guyfawkes
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I hope to go for an ''amicable'' financial settlement and a Clean Break Consent Order. If my wife seeks to claim against me for her legal costs is it a safe
presumption that these are deducted from my share
of the assets pot?

Thanks in advance


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22 May 12 #332148 by LittleMrMike
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The normal rule in relation to financial orders is that each party bears their own costs.

Normally costs are awarded only if one party has behaved unreasonably. It doesn''t seem to happen very often.

If you''re considering a consent order it might be worth adding a clause along the lines that there is no order as to costs.


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22 May 12 #332315 by guyfawkes
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Thanks, LMM!


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