It is becoming increasingly clear that younger generations are finding it difficult to get on the property ladder and… Read More
Matrimonial Causes Act 1973
The Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 is the leading piece of legislation governing divorce in England and Wales. It was introduced to “consolidate certain enactments relating to matrimonial proceedings, maintenance agreements, and declarations of legitimacy, validity of marriage and British nationality, with amendments to give effect to recommendations of the Law Commission”. Vast in scope, the Matrimonial Causes Act is guaranteed to come into play in a divorce in England and Wales.
K v K: Consideration of conflicting facts and a decree of nullity
In this case, the parties agreed that they wer… Read More
What happens to marital assets if they are subject to criminal proceedings?
On occasion, family law and criminal law interlock outside the realms of domestic violence. It is possible that marit… Read More
Wyatt v Vince settlement to be made public, court rules
At the Royal Courts of Justice on 20 May 2016, Mr Justice Cobb presided over the latest instalment of the Wyatt Read More
Prison for married couple who breached financial orders
Her Honour Judge Hudson, sitting in the Family Court at Newcastle-Upon-Tyne last month, Read More
A costly oversight: finance order made before decree nisi
Mr Justice Cobb, sitting in the Family Court in Leeds, had to Read More