When you and your ex-are separating, it is likely that you’ll discuss:
If you can reach an agreement on any OR all of the above, you can save a lot of time and money and apply for Consent Orders. Consent Orders can be made at the beginning, middle or end of a court matter. An Application for Consent Order consists of two documents. These are:
IMPORTANT: The Registrar who receives your Application for Consent Orders and Minutes of Consent must be satisfied that the agreed property settlement or spousal maintenance arrangements are fair and reasonable and that the parenting arrangements are in the best interests of the child.
If the Court is not satisfied that this is the case, they can seek further explanation from the parties as to why the Court should approve the agreed terms.
Click on the links below to find out further information about what your legal options are and what you need to consider when you want to get consent orders.
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