Harte v Harte; 2 Dec 1976

References: Times 02-Dec-1976
Ratio: Ordinary contractual considerations apply to the interpretation of a settlement of an ancillary relief application.
This case is cited by:

  • Cited – Xydhias v Xydhias CA (Times 13-Jan-99, Gazette 10-Feb-99, Gazette 27-Jan-99, Bailii, [1998] EWCA Civ 1966, [1999] 2 All ER 386, [1999] 1 FLR 683)
    The principles of contract law are of little use when looking at the course of negotiations in divorce ancillary proceedings. In the case of a dispute the court must use its own discretion to determine whether agreement had been reached. Thorpe LJ . .

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Jurisdiction: England and Wales

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