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CB v EB [2020] EWFC 72

Continuity is king: CB v EB [2020] EWFC 72 Facts This was an application by CB (‘the husband’) to set aside two consent orders from 2010 and 2013, which was opposed by EB (‘the wife’). The i...

V v W [2020] EWFC 84

Can you disclose the transcript of an FDR? V v W [2020] EWFC 84 Facts In her suit for divorce, Ms W applied for financial relief. In March 2018, Roberts J made an order for the instruction o...

IC v RC [2020] EWHC 2997 (Fam)

A slip in time saves dimes: IC v RC [2020] EWHC 2997 (Fam) Facts The appellant husband (‘H’) sought to appeal orders made in respect of his liability to make periodical payments to the responden...

Re Z (Schedule 1: Legal Costs Funding Order; Interim Financial Provision) [2020] EWFC 80

Great (and unrealistic) expectations: Re Z (Schedule 1: Legal Costs Funding Order; Interim Financial Provision) [2020] EWFC 80 Facts This case concerned a mother’s (“M”) application for interim...

Rattan v Kuwad [2021] EWCA Civ 1

How to Qualify ‘Immediate’ in Applications for Maintenance Pending Suit: Rattan v Kuwad [2021] EWCA Civ 1 Facts Amita Rattan (‘W’) and Tushar Kuwad (‘H’) separated in March 2019 following a ten-...

AZ v FM (Rev 1) [2021] EWFC 2

Capitalising child maintenance: AZ v FM (Rev 1) [2021] EWFC 2 Facts This case concerned a husband’s (“H”) appeal against the dismissal of his application for a variation of child maintenance pay...

Crowther v Crowther & Ors [2020] EWHC 3555 (Fam)

Litigation on a lee shore: Crowther v Crowther & Ors [2020] EWHC 3555 (Fam) Facts The Husband (‘H’) sought a costs order on the indemnity basis against his Wife (‘W’) in respect of prelimina...

AG v VD [2021] EWFC 9

Substantial Connections and Inadequate Provision: AG v VD [2021] EWFC 9 Facts AG ("W") and VD ("H") began cohabiting in 2009 before marrying in Russia in August 2010. W (51) had a daughter, aged...

R v R [2021] EWHC 195 (Fam)

Maintenance in the time of Corona: R v R [2021] EWHC 195 (Fam) Facts This hearing was one of many hearings in this matter. The judge, Nicholas Cusworth QC (sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge)...