Civil legal aid fees: fees payable for undefended actions in the sheriff court for actions of divorce or separation and aliment

Part III is the Table of Fees, which must be used for actions of divorce or separation and aliment where proof is by means of affidavits. [Part 3 of Chapter 1 of Scedule 6 of the Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) (Fees) Regulations 1989]

The fees set out in the Tables include the costs incurred in the swearing of affidavits, including defender’s where appropriate (Rule 3).

A fee is payable under either Table A or Table B.

The fee under Table C relates to matters ancillary to those in Tables A and B and is payable only once regardless of the number of ancillary craves (Rule 4).

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Sheriff court block fees where no action raised: payment in formal and informal settlement scenarios

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Block fees: sheriff court proceedings (no action raised or undefended)

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Block fees: sheriff court proceedings (no action raised or undefended)

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