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How to fill in your financial statement (Form E) - film

This short film is for people who are going to court about their finances as part of a divorce or ending a civil partnership and don't have the help of a lawyer. It is a step-by-step guide to how you fill out your financial statement (Form E) yourself. Watch Rosemary as she completes her own form and explains what details you put where, and what all the gobbledygook actually means.
How to fill in your financial statement
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You have to fill in a financial statement (Form E) if you are going to court in England or Wales to get a financial order after you’ve split up with your ex-husband, wife or civil partner. If you're doing without the help of a lawyer, it’s a very daunting prospect. So that’s why we’ve made this film to help. It's a companion to our written guide to applying for a financial order. You may want to watch it as well as or instead of reading the written guide.

Watch Rosemary as she completes her own form and explains what details you put where, and what all the gobbledygook actually means. 

Beware, you have to send this form to the court at least 35 days before your first hearing, and some of the evidence you need to include can take months to arrive. It is therefore best to watch this film and start the ball rolling as soon as possible.

March 2018



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10 Reviews

All becomes clear

This answered my questions, and clarified some confusion. It made it all a lot less scary. Thank you.
on the 18 / 09 / 2020

Really well put together

Thanks for this, it was really helpful
Andy on the 04 / 09 / 2020

How to fill in form E

Really well explained and helpful. Now it won't be so daunting.
J.D on the 14 / 08 / 2020

filling form E

fab really helped me as was struggling to complete this form
bertie on the 28 / 06 / 2020

Extremely helpful!

The most helpful guide. Easy to understand.
on the 26 / 06 / 2020


I could not have filled out this form without this guide! Super helpful- thank you!
on the 20 / 01 / 2020


Thanks so much for this
on the 07 / 12 / 2019

filling in form E

very helpful thank you
on the 29 / 09 / 2018

More films please

This is absolutely brilliant. I had been struggling before i found it and it turns out the guesses i had made were wrong. Can you make them about the other forms?
on the 10 / 09 / 2018

filling in form E

really helpful, it is a mine field when you are trying to do it without a solicitor and this really helped. thanks
Wendy on the 16 / 07 / 2018


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