Lump sum order legal definition of lump sum order
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 Krejci has already had an appeal against the lump sum order
thrown out by Lord Justice Thorpe, in the Court of Appeal - where he was described by the judge as "generally angry about everything."
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
. He says he was not given a fair chance to put his side of the case before he was ordered to pay up.