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Simon Calhaem Barrister, 29 Bedford Row
It would be trite to observe that the current state of the economy poses unique challenges to ancillary relief practitioners. In more and more instances the courts will be faced with situations where the asset schedule prepared for the final hearing will show significantly smaller sums than the Form E documentation disclosed - due to the deterioration of asset values. Part I of this article seeks to analyse any practical steps which can be taken and any judicial guidance for such cases. Part II, to be published in a future issue, will cover creditors, competitors and bankruptcy considerations.
To read the rest of this article, see April  Family Law journal.
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Formerly entitled the Ancillary Relief Handbook this is the first resort for thousands of...