H was the respondent in the divorce. He applied for a decree nisi to be made absolute. W opposed because, she said, she would lose her rights under the 1975 Act. She also alleged non-disclosure in the ancillary relief proceedings. Held: Even if this much was proved, H’s suggested departure from the country in an … Continue reading Re G (Decree Absolute: Prejudice): FD 2002
The parties, foreign nationals, had married abroad. The came to live here, but H returned in 1996. W sought to pre-empt proceedings abroad by divorcing here getting a decree nisi. She began ancillary relief proceedings, and was awarded maintenance . .
The husband and wife divorced and a property adjustment order applied for. The husband had been convicted and a drugs proceeds order made under the 1994 Act. The order had not been satisfied, and the receiver applied for money from the matrimonial property. Held: The two Acts gave no indication that either was to take … Continue reading H M Customs and Excise and Another v MCA and Another; A v A; Re MCA: CA 22 Jul 2002