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Order 3.4 - Legal Services Order

Standard family order as approved by the President 30 November 2017

  • Using this order

    This form of order is specifically devised for Legal Services Orders made within the statutory scheme in use for divorce or dissolution proceedings under Matrimonial Causes Act 1973, s 22ZA and Civil Partnership Act 2004, schedule 5, para 38A.

    Rubin v Rubin [2014] 2 FLR 1018 provides helpful guidance on the applicable substantive and procedural principles involved.

    Analogous provision is available in other proceedings in appropriate circumstances, for example for applications under Children Act 1989, schedule 1.

    Guidance above reproduced from the Standard Family Orders Handbook (Vol 1) by HHJ Edward Hess (Class Legal)

Order, published: 29/11/2017


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Published: 29/11/2017


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