Jones v Kernott: ChD 10 Jul 2009

The couple were unmarried but had bought a property in joint names. Ms Jones had contributed the overwhelming share of the purchase price, and had paid all outgoings after Mr Kernott left several years ago. The County court judge had awarded J 90%, and K 10%. K appealed.
Held: The appeal was dismissed.
Nicholas Strauss QC J
[2009] EWHC 1713 (Ch), [2009] 1 All ER 947, [2009] Fam Law 1043, [2010] 1 P and CR DG4, [2010] 1 FLR 38, [2009] BPIR 1380, [2009] WTLR 1771
Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 14
England and Wales
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Updated: 09 June 2021; Ref: scu.368638