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Form E evidence. How far back

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13 Feb 08 #13785 by BVG
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Does anyone know how far back copies of bankstatements can be requested. Is there any set rule or protocol. Is it 1 year,2 years etc from date of separation?

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13 Feb 08 #13802 by unic
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I was asked for the last 12 months

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13 Feb 08 #13816 by topaz
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same here. E form asks for past/prior 12 months of completing E form not date of seperation. but as most cases take months or longer before E form swap takes place it may mean months have passed since E form completed and stmt copies were first obtained. The sols may ask for more up to date stmts,which happened in my case and my x also had to get more up to date copies as they were out by 4 to 6 months just before swop( therefore didn't cover past 12 months)hope this makes sense.

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14 Feb 08 #13833 by attilladahun
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Standard provision in form E -12 months before swearing Form E

If a party wants more they would have to persuade the Court the request is justifiable -fishing expeditions not allowed

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14 Feb 08 #13844 by Rosie91
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I was asked for 12 months statements 1 year post seperation, then STBX went for Ancillary relief 6 months later, so another 12 months was submitted, meaning he had 18 months statements, when we got to court he requested a further 6 months from the date of the submission of form E up to the 1st court hearing, which the judge agreed to. i have freely given up these statements, food, bills, and petrol, etc.

STBX has offered 3 months bank statements in total, with sheets missing, he has failed to submitt the missing statements as dirceted by the judge, I'm not sure why, no point trying to work him out.

Does anyone know if the judge will question this, or is he likely to get away with it ???

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20 Feb 08 #14503 by juttabeck
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My partner's ex did not provide all the statements she was requested to, she also did not declare all bank accounts. NO penalty was ever placed on her, and we have never seen the missing statements

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29 Jul 10 #216724 by Paul.
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I would justy like to bump this thread.

I believe my wife has been planning this for about 2 years.
She's lied on the family arrangements, claiming she does 34 hours a week, and one night on call.
In reality she does about 55-60 hours per week, and is on call a minimum of 1 in 2.
She's also a company director.
If she's been hiding her money from me, and the taxman for the last two years, how do I go about asking for bank statements that go back further?


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