Impact on Financial Matters Caused by Coronavirus
Almost everyone will be feeling the effects of the coronavirus outbreak in some way and this is likely to include those parties trying to resolve their financial matters on divorce. The impact likely to be felt will include both in relation to the procedure of the Courts and the financial considerations that will need to be taken into account in relation to any settlement.
Whilst there do not appear to be any imminent plans to close the Family Courts, temporary changes are being introduced as to the way matters are dealt with in light of the coronavirus outbreak. Such changes include:
The coronavirus outbreak has significantly impacted the global economy and financial markets in numerous countries. Whilst it is hoped that the global economy will recover there is no certainty as to how long this will take. The financial effects caused by the coronavirus could significantly impact parties’ finances and must, therefore, be taken into account in any financial settlement or financial order. Matters that may require consideration include:
The recent changes to the Court procedure, as well as the uncertainty and instability of the current economic climate, mean that expert advice from a family solicitor is likely to be particularly beneficial for parties seeking to resolve their financial matters on divorce at the current time.
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We do not have public parking at our office but there are pay and display car parks a few minutes walk away on St Joseph's Way and St Wilfred's Way, by the Tesco Express and Orchard Shopping Centre.
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