What is a property adjustment order?

What is a property adjustment order Property adjustment orders are made in divorce or dissolution of civil partnership proceedings. Examples of a this type of order are: an order transferring property from joint names to one name; an order that one person receives more than half of the value or equity on a sale; and … Read more

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The benefits of a separation agreement

If you’re reading this you will likely be questioning the benefits of a separation agreement. I talked in an earlier post about the legal status of a separation agreement and what it means to live as two separate households. In this article I want to look at the period of separation from a financial point of view … Read more

Is stamp duty payable on transfers of property after a divorce/civil partnership dissolution?

Transfers of property between married couples or civil partners who are separating or divorcing/dissolving their civil partnership are exempt from stamp duty. More details can be found on the government’s website here. This information does not constitute legal advice and you should not rely upon it as such. I cannot be responsible for any losses you may suffer as … Read more