Financial Remedy Orders & ‘Add-Back’ - Tips & Tactics for Family Lawyers

Financial Remedy Orders & ‘Add-Back’ - Tips & Tactics for Family Lawyers

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During the course of negotiations for financial remedy orders and contested proceedings, the conduct of the parties will often be raised. Section 25(2)(g) of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 allows conduct to be considered when it will be ‘inequitable to disregard it’.

The issue of ‘add back’ is where a court adds back into the matrimonial pot any funds which is finds that one party has used or spent that reduced the matrimonial pot.

This webinar will look to provide you with an overview of the principles of ‘add-back’ in financial remedy cases as well as key tactical considerations that each and every case must consider.

It will also provide an updated analysis of caselaw and how the courts are treating such applications with the strict criteria at this time.

What You Will Learn

This webinar will cover the following:

  • What is ‘add-back’?
  • How should add-back be pleaded
  • What are the key factors for an add-back claim
  • Consideration of key caselaw
  • Tactics and top tips

This webinar was recorded on 8th April 2024

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