Officer of the court who tries simpler cases.
Money paid by a spouse for the financial support of the other or by a parent for the support of a child.
|Maintenance Order|| |
Order that one party should pay monies for the maintenance of another.
|Maintenance Pending Suit|| |
Court-ordered amount of interim spousal maintenance paid until the conclusion of financial proceedings.
|Mareva Injunction|| |
Court order which freezes a party’s assets and prevents their removal from the jurisdiction.
|Martin Order|| |
Rare order used to postpone the sale of the marital home.
|McKenzie Friend|| |
Lay advisor permitted to provide reasonable assistance to a litigant-in-person.
Synonyms - Arbitration, Reconciliation
Alternative dispute resolution attempted in an effort to prevent the case reaching court.
|Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting (MIAM):|| |
Compulsory meeting an applicant must attend to determine whether mediation is appropriate in his particular case.
Inherent quality of a case which justifies bringing it to court.
|Mesher Order|| |
Order preventing the sale of the matrimonial home and allowing a parent to remain in residence until a triggering event.
|Mirror Order|| |
Order which must be obtained from a foreign jurisdiction before the English or Welsh Court will allow a parent to remove their child to that jurisdiction.
Error made by a judge either in relation to the law or to the facts of a case.
|Motion Roll Hearing|| |
In Scotland, an interim hearing.