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Periodical Payments

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  • Application by a wife and mother for interim periodical payments in the context of proceedings under Part III of the 1984 Act after a high value foreign divorce where both parties had spent several hundreds of thousands of pounds in legal fees. Judgment, 21/05/2018, free
  • Appeal against an order requiring the husband to pay the wife £2,500 per month by way of interim periodical payments until further order and to pay directly to her solicitors, £3,000 per month by way of a legal fees allowance order. Appeal dismissed. Judgment, 18/05/2018, free
  • The issues in this financial provision case in which the husband was appealing were: 1) whether the judge had jurisdiction to make an order in respect of the children of the family; 2) whether the quantum of the periodical payments made in respect of the wife's income claims was fair in circumstances where the net effect of the judge's order left in the wife's hands the greater share of the husband's net disposable monthly income; and 3) whether the judge's departure from equality in terms of the capital division was fair in circumstances where the husband was left with a reduced share from which to meet his own future housing needs. The appeal was dismissed. Judgment, 14/12/2017, free
  • Appeal concerns the proper approach to applications to vary periodical payments orders News, 16/08/2017, free
  • Appeal by husband against variation of periodical payments order where he was seeking a clean break instead. Appeal dismissed as the circuit judge's decision was not wrong. Judgment, 04/05/2017, free

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  • In a tweet: Court entitled to base likely future income on historic pay Case note, 12/06/2017, members only
  • In a tweet: Variation of order where H could afford not to pay both the PPs and interest on loan to pay for W's new home Case note, 12/06/2017, members only
  • In a tweet: Unsuccessful permission to appeal where CoA urged a "holistic" approach to the evidence Case note, 10/05/2017, members only
  • Republished from the Dictionary of Financial Remedies2017. You can read more about the book and order a print copy at www.classlegal.com/dfr Practice note, 05/05/2017, members only
  • In a tweet: Determination of ownership of rights under an annuity contract Case note, 02/02/2017, members only

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