Equitable Accounting: A further qualification to Stack v Dowden

John Wilson considers the judgments of Warren J arising from the complex cases of Amin & Amin v Amin and others and Amin v Amin (Supplemental) and examines the issue of equitable accounting and the implications for other cases involving the breakdown of relationships against what was a highly complex commercial background.

Full article: Family Law Week

Agbaje financial provision after a foreign divorce: The Supreme Court restores opportunity for international justice

David Hodson’s article analyses the implications of the recent Supreme Court judgment in Agbaje for cases where a party is seeking financial provision in this jurisdiction in circumstances where a divorce may have been previously pronounced abroad but the applicant feels that no, or no adequate, financial provision had been made by a foreign court.

Full article: Family Law Week

Prenups undermine marriage

If the supreme court backs prenuptual agreements then lawyers will get richer but Britain will be a poorer place, says Rupert Myers.

Full article: The Guardian

Grandparents and their Status in Family Law

Rhiannon Davies, Barrister, of New Walk Chambers reviews recent developments affecting the legal status of grandparents in family proceedings.

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Resolution national conference: Chairperson's speech

David Allison, Resolution Chair, addresses the 2010 annual conference, discussing in particular Resolution's campaigns for law reform.

Full article: Resolution

Hedge funds investing in big-time divorce

Hedge funds are putting up cash for cases, writes Andrew Meehan, a Senior Solicitor at national law firm Mills & Reeve LLP.

Full article: City A.M.

What have human rights done for family justice?

Resolution national conference keynote address by Mr Justice Andrew Moylan.

Full article: Resolution

Child benefits for separated parents

The benefits entitlement of parents who share childcare after they split up is examined by Gary Vaux who looks at official guidance and a legal ruling.

Full article: Community Care

Maintenance Pending Suit Part II: Costs Allowances

This article follows on from Part I which deals with Maintenance Pending Suit applications generally.

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