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Family Law Hub Update: May 2018

12 questions on 3 cases summarised in the May 2018 Family Law Hub Digest

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CPD course, published: 05/06/2018

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  • The court ruled that an earning capacity was not capable of being a matrimonial asset to which the sharing principle applies. Also, the court rejected the argument that the wife's capital, apart from her housing need, should be preserved and should not be used in any way to meet her income needs. Judgment, 13/04/2018, free
  • Mother's appeal against an order which stated that the children must be returned to the USA, if necessary without her if she could not obtain a visa. The appeal was allowed and that part of the order was discharged. However, the order still stated that, provided a visa was granted to the mother, the children would return. Judgment, 03/04/2018, free
  • The claimant claimed reasonable financial provision under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 out of the estate of her late partner, who had left her nothing. An order was made which transferred one of the properties to her. Judgment, 03/04/2018, free
  • A print ready summary of last month's family law case notes & developments Article, 25/05/2018, members only

Published: 05/06/2018

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