lump sum order

lump sum order

an order for payment of a single sum. In a divorce action the court has the power to make an order for the payment of a capital sum or the transfer of property. Such an order can be made at the date of the divorce or within a period specified by the court.
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Mr Hutchings' case yesterday came before Lord Justice Thorpe, sitting with Lords Justice Longmore and McFarlane, as he challenged the pounds 384,000 lump sum order.
Total quantity or scope: This is a mixed market including, benefits and lump sum orders benefit.
On dissolution the court will also be able to make financial provision including the settlement of property, lump sum orders, pension adjustment orders, and maintenance for a term period