The years of extensive litigation over the wife’s case for increase in spousal maintenance and husband’s case in the reduction of the same in the case of Mills v Mills over the battle as to whether the wife’s poor financial decisions over a property resulting in the increase of her needs as she ends up residing in a rented... Read More
Parents could have access to their children restricted if they try to turn them against their child’s other parent, under a trial process about to be rolled out by Cafcass, the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service. Cafcass are developing the new framework as a result of a rise in cases of ‘parental... Read More
The recent case of VS v RE reviews the enforcement of charging orders over the property as to which court is the appropriate forum to enforce such order, following Munby P’s guidance on Jurisdiction of the of 28 February 2018. The case before Justice Mostyn was somewhat of a surprise, having noticed that the enforcement proceedings... Read More
Upcoming tax changes in the US will affect spousal maintenance on divorce, incentivising wealthy families to kick-off divorce proceedings sooner rather than later “for tax reasons”. The changes could see the shape of American families in the immediate future dictated by financial considerations. The legislative changes in the US... Read More
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