Dickens v Dickens: 9 Mar 1859

Wife’s Costs. – Wife’s Petition. – Taxed Costs during Suit – Practice – On taxation of wife’s costs in a petition for judicial separation pending suit, the registrar disallowed all costs incurred before actual proceedings taken against the husband, and various items charged for attendance on the wife’s father in connection with her case. On cause shewn against a rule nisi for a review of taxation :- The Court affirmed the registrar’s taxation as being in accordance with the practice of both the common law and ecclesiastical courts.


[1859] EngR 391, (1859) 2 Sw and Tr 103, (1859) 164 ER 931



Costs, Family

Updated: 18 May 2022; Ref: scu.287743