Family Finance Flyer Issue 42

At Last – Some Good News For Wives Seeking Fairness On Divorce

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. The pinnacle of ‘fairness without discrimination’ briefly achieved by their Lordships in White v White (2000) 1 AC 596 remains well over a decade later an isolated altar to the concept that the Law intends to treat men and women equally in a terrain otherwise littered with, apparently, unashamed decisions evidencing the contrary.   Click here to read more.