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Periodical Payments

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  • The restored hearing of a judgment summons for the committal to prison of the former husband, for significant arrears of maintenance. Holman J was not yet willing to make a suspended order for committal and further adjourned the committal hearing. Judgment, 09/04/2019, free
  • In this long running case in which the husband (who was described by Mr Justice Mostyn as 'dishonest, manipulative, arrogant, menacing and contemptuous of the court's authority') had failed to disclose financial information related to a trust, a periodical payments order was made in favour of the wife and her capital claims were adjourned. Judgment, 21/12/2018, free
  • Live webinar to be broadcast 4th October 2018 News, 03/09/2018, free
  • Husband's appeal against orders enforcing periodical payments orders was dismissed although his appeal against the amount of a lump sum order was allowed, the lump sum being reduced by CSA payments he had already made. Judgment, 28/08/2018, free
  • The father's application to discharge an order for periodical payments in respect of the child was allowed as the child now lived with the father in Canada. However, the judge made an order that the mother should be provided with funds to buy a house in England so that the child could visit, albeit the sum was far lower than that which had been previously ordered when the child lived with her. Judgment, 02/08/2018, free

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