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Family Flyer Issue 47

June 29, 2014

Consent Orders – the power to set aside – TF v PJ  [2014] EWHC 1780 (Fam) (Mostyn J)

Under the old Family Proceedings Rules, the question as to whether there was power to set aside a financial remedy Consent final order made by a District Judge remained in doubt … Click here to read more.

Wives Seeking Fairness on Divorce: R v R (2014) Fam Law 848

June 7, 2014

The history of progress of married women’s rights upon divorce before the matrimonial courts of England and Wales has been and in many respects continues to be a tortuous one.

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Family Flyer Issue 46

June 1, 2014

‘Thick and Fast’ – Obligatory Standards on Preparation of High Court Financial Remedy Cases – from the ‘Money Judge’ (Mostyn J)

 The recent ‘View from the President’s Chambers’ (No 12) has suggested that soundings are already being taken as to widening this mandatory Guidance to include the lower courts in all such proceedings – so ‘forewarned is forearmed’. Click here to read more.