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Duxbury calculation

(10 Posts)
MollFlounders Thu 19-Aug-10 13:55:19

Just wondering whether anyone knows whether it is possible to get hold of the Duxbury calculation tables (or preferably an online calculator) online? Have Googled, without success. I know the issues with using the calculation but just wanted to have a quick look at it if possible.

Many thanks

mumoverseas Thu 19-Aug-10 18:14:04

I'll have a look and see if I can find mine (a few years old but should be ok) when I'm able to put very clingy DS down)

If not put out a shout for mumblechum or Babybarrister, am sure they will have one lying around, make light bedtime reading

MollFlounders Thu 19-Aug-10 23:23:46

Thanks mumoverseas

babybarrister Fri 20-Aug-10 07:57:28

mine are in a book - I do not think you can get them for free online as you have to buy the full programme. You could try Kemp and Kemp which is a legal textbook on personal injury which does contain the tables for free ....!

irishbird Fri 20-Aug-10 08:26:19

I don't think Kemp & Kemp have Duxbury - they have the Ogden tables which are very different. Duxbury are usually published in Facts & Figures every year.

MollFlounders Fri 20-Aug-10 11:44:32

Thanks very much for the replies. The marriage of a good friend is on the verge of breaking down and he is trying to think about what sort of financial settlement he should offer his W. I thought Duxbury might help his thinking (he is high net worth and she is SAHM with 3 DCs) but looks like he should just go and see a lawyer rather than try to DIY.

mumoverseas Fri 20-Aug-10 12:10:14

not been able to find my duxbury book I'm afraid.

Under circs, he really need to see a lawyer as there are so many factors to take into account. It may well be a Duxbury case but he needs to look at all assets before deciding this.

Even if they reach an amicable agreement they need to ensure it is legally binding by way of a Consent order which should be drafted by an experienced family lawyer and ratified (approved) by the Court. That is the only way he can ensure everything is resolved in full and final settlement and he will not have the worry of her potentially coming back for more years down the line.

I'd recommend he instruct a lawyer who is a member of Resolution. (get him to have a google)

MollFlounders Fri 20-Aug-10 13:54:14

Thanks very much mumoverseas, I really appreciate you looking. Yes, he just needs to go and see a family lawyer- you're absolutely right.

mumoverseas Fri 20-Aug-10 14:13:10

sorry couldn't find it and its actually bugging me where I left it now. Suspect it might be at other 'home' which is 3,000 miles away although not really sure why I'd have taken it there.

Good luck to your friend.

babybarrister Fri 20-Aug-10 17:16:38

irishbird - you are right - it is the PIBA Facts and Figures that has Duxbury ....!

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