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What is the Barder Principle

The case of Barder shows the rare circumstances in which a divorce award can be varied after it has been made. In the case of Barder, the wife received a settlement which provided for her and her two children

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The Barder Principle in Appealing Consent Orders and Final Orders

The Barder principle comes from the 1987 case of Barder v Barder, and allows a family law court to exercise its discretion to grant leave to appeal a Consent Order or a Final Order, out of time. For such an appeal to succeed, certain conditions must be satisfied

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Divorce Process Part 2: The Acknowledgement of Service Form

This is the second part in a four part review of the Divorce Process entitled The Acknowledgement of Service.

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Challenging or Appealing a Divorce Consent Order

Challenging or Appealing Consent Orders We are regularly asked whether a Consent Order (which is a court order that couples voluntarily agreed to) can be challenged. Clearly it’s a contradiction in terms – because you want to appeal an agreement, which you yourself signed up to in the first place!  However; there can be many […]