separation agreements

Full and Final Settlement in Separation Agreements or Judicial Separation-A 2nd Bite of the Cherry in Divorce?

Does a ‘full and final settlement’ in a deed of separation or on Consent Terms in a judicial separation actually mean what it says? In other words, can either party get a ‘second bit of the cherry’ at the time of divorce? Firstly, the Courts are obliged under section 20(3) of the Family Law (Divorce) …

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Judicial Separation in Ireland-Grounds for Judicial Separation and Separation Agreements

There are now two ways to legally end a marriage in Ireland-divorce and judicial separation. The Judicial Separation and Family Law Reform Act 1989 gives the Court wide discretion to make orders in relation to the granting of a decree of judicial separation. One significant difference between divorce and judicial separation in Ireland is the …

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