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Glossary of Legal Terms

We set out below a list of family law terminology to try and assist you in better understand what lawyers are talking about and some of the specific terms used. This glossary provides general information only. Specialist professional advice should always be taken and we cannot accept any liability for reliance on it.

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Questionnaire

A document prepared and filed at court before the First Appointment in which a party seeks additional information or documents from the other party over and above that contained in their Form E. At the First Appointment the Judge will consider whether the questions are proportionate and will order that the questionnaires are answered in advance of the FDR Hearing.

 

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