Conduct: Changing the blame game?

Rachel Freeman examines the impact of conduct within financial remedy proceedings and how revised costs provisions have added to the pressure to negotiate reasonably That a spouse’s bad behaviour will be disregarded in the financial settlement is already a bitter pill for some clients to swallow, yet now they are under more pressure to come …
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Marital agreements: Too high a price

Kayleigh Biswas examines when the terms of a marital agreement may be overridden by a party’s needs and the financial effect of costs on an order There were no vitiating factors in relation to the deed of separation between the parties and there was no evidence that the wife had sought to exploit her dominant …
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