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  • Reminder that applications for freezing orders must be made to the Family Court at district judge level, unless the criteria in the Efficiency Statement justify it being heard at High Court judge level. The criteria in this case were not met, because, in effect, the applicant had already frozen the property by the imposition of his home rights charge. Judgment, 01/08/2017, free
  • Appeal by wife on whether the court had jurisdiction to hear her application to release her from an undertaking to sell the family home. Appeal allowed on a 4 to 1 majority. Judgment, 26/07/2017, free
  • Extracted from Ministry of Justice annual report News, 12/01/2017, free
  • Appeal in ancillary relief proceedings originating in the British Virgin Islands and concerning consideration of the term matrimonial home. Judgment, 15/12/2016, free
  • The residual existence of the appeal process did not render it impermissible for the judge to determine a fresh application relating to the sale of the family home. Judgment, 04/10/2016, free

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