What is a Consent Order?

A Consent Order is a type of Order that is made by agreement between the parties. Often when looking at the finances following a relationship breakdown, a couple are able to reach an agreement about how their finances should be divided. A Consent Order is a formal Court Order that sets out what needs to take place.

Often, such an Order is expressed to be a ‘clean break’. This means that once the Order is approved by the Court, and once it has been implemented, the parties’ claims for financial settlement against each other can be brought to an end.

It is important to understand the terms and effect of a Consent Order before it is signed, and important to understand whether there is a full clean break or not. To obtain advice from Rowlinsons, or to organise an initial free no obligation consultation, please telephone 01928 735333 and ask to speak with the family department.

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