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Is Covid-19 a Barder Event sufficient to set aside a Consent Order?

Does the financial fallout from Covid-19 on your assets and income qualify as a an ‘entirely unforseen’ Barder Event?

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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