Catherine Doherty asks whether case law has effectively restricted stellar performance arguments to financial contributions only
Chrissie Cuming Walters highlights the dichotomy of modern family law on financial provision: autonomy versus paternalism
Joe Ailion highlights a case in which, inter alia, a lack of legal advice in relation to a pre-marital agreement did not protect a dissenting party
James Ferguson and Katie Male look at the courts’ approach to the weight to be given to a pre-nuptial agreement freely entered into by the parties, and the need for overarching fairness
Mark Pawlowski considers a recent decision on the enforceability of pre-nuptial agreements
James Ferguson, Katie Male and Mark Lindley discuss a recent case that demonstrates the growing role of pre-nuptial contracts in estate planning
When the parties met in July 2000, they had both been previously married. In the husband’s case, a difficult divorce caused him to set his face against remarriage. He had three sons who spent significant periods of time with their father in a substantial property near Reading (Property G) which had a value of £3...
Teresa Cullen and Anna Wakeling explore proposals to reform financial provision on divorce, and the potential impact of such measures
JKS and her late husband had two sons, ADS and DSM. She brought proceedings against the former in August 2012 seeking relief in respect of (a) a transfer by her late husband to ADS of his parents’ matrimonial home (at which she and her late husband continued to live) and (b) a transfer by her late husband to ADS and his wife of a piece of land adjoining other property...