Financial Dispute Resolution Appointment (FDR) - This is the second court appointment within Ancillary Relief proceedings where the judge considers all offers made including those on a without prejudice basis.

First Appointment (FA) – This is the first court appointment within Ancillary Relief proceedings where the judge considers what other information is needed to determine financial matters.

Form E – This is a sworn financial statement which contains details about your capital, income, assets and liabilities. Form E’s can either be exchanged voluntarily or as part of Ancillary Relief proceedings.

Injunction - A court order which tells someone to refrain from doing something. Penalties for not abiding by the order can include a fine or imprisonment in some cases.

Joint Tenancy - A form of joint ownership of land in which both parties share the whole title to the property. If one party dies the survivor will own the entire property.

Judicial Separation – This involves a court procedure which is virtually identical to divorce. The essential difference is that the court pronounces a decree of Judicial Separation rather than a divorce. This means that you and your spouse would remain married.

Lump sum – A payment of a capital amount of money.