AN CHÚIRT TEAGHLAIGH CHUARDA
THE CIRCUIT FAMILY COURT
Between A.B., ....... Applicant
and C.D.,........... Respondent
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION OF PRE-CASE PROGRESSION STEPS
*I/†we, ........ of ........., †and ........... of ......., *(Solicitor(s) for the) *Applicant/*Respondent/†Applicant and Respondent in the above-entitled proceedings, certify that the following pre-case progression steps have been completed on behalf of the *Applicant/*Respondent/†Applicant and Respondent respectively:
1. All items in the Affidavit of Means have been properly vouched to the other party. I am aware that such vouching shall, where relevant, include, but is not limited to, the following:
(i) Statements including credit cards statements from each and every bank or other financial institution at which an account has been maintained or funds otherwise held by, to the order or for the benefit of the party concerned, whether in that party’s name or otherwise, for a period of one year prior to the date on which the Civil Bill was issued;
(ii) Detailed particulars of the assets and liabilities of each party (including benefits accruing and liabilities arising under any contingency) in existence at the commencement of, or acquired or incurred during the period of one year prior to the date on which the Civil Bill was issued;
(iii) Copies of any guarantees/indemnities given by or existing in favour of either party;
(iv) Copies of all tax returns returned by the party concerned for the last complete tax year ending in the period of one year prior to the date on which the Civil Bill was issued and for any subsequent complete tax year, and of assessments to tax made upon the party concerned for that tax year or those tax years, together with supporting documentation and balancing statements;
(v) P60s for the party concerned for the last complete tax year ending in the period of one year prior to the date on which the Civil Bill was issued and for any subsequent complete tax year together with pay slips for any subsequent period showing the pattern of income during that subsequent period and up to the date of vouching and any deductions at source therefrom;
(vi) Sets of full annual accounts for the last complete year of trading ending in the period of one year prior to the date on which the Civil Bill was issued (audited where required by law together with, where such accounts are required by law to be audited but audited accounts have not been produced for that period, the most recent audited accounts) of any company, partnership, profession or business in which any party has a shareholding or interest, save for a company which is publicly quoted in a recognised exchange, or as otherwise directed by the County Registrar;
(vii) Detailed particulars of any grants, subsidies, payments from any public fund or agency, or similar benefits for a one year period prior to the date on which the Civil Bill was issued;
(viii) Detailed particulars of any pension and insurance/assurance policies or their equivalent;
(ix) Detailed particulars of any settlement, trust or other instrument of equivalent effect of which the party concerned is settlor, beneficiary or a potential beneficiary;
(x) Detailed particulars of any benefits received under any of the instruments mentioned at (ix);
(xi) Vouching shall be for the period from the date which is one year before the date on which the Civil Bill was issued to date unless otherwise directed by the Court or by the County Registrar, or agreed between the parties.
*An application in relation to the vouching done or to be done by either party will be made to the County Registrar at the case progression hearing.
*2. A pension adjustment order is sought in the proceedings, and (i) the required Notice has been served on the Trustees of the relevant Pension Scheme and filed (ii) an Affidavit of Service in respect of the service of the said Notice has been filed and a copy served on the other party.
*(Solicitor for the) *Applicant/*Respondent
*(Solicitor for the) *Respondent/*Applicant
* Delete where inapplicable
†To be used in the case of a joint certificate pursuant to where Order 59, rule 65(2)(i) or rule 74(2).
Form 37W inserted by S.I. 207 of 2017, effective 14 June 2017.