O’Neill v O’Neill: CA 12 Mar 1975

W appealed from rejection of her petition for divorce. The Judge held that the behaviour proved was no more than a wife could reasonably be expected to put up with, and he dismissed the petition.
Cairns, Roskill, Browne LJJ
[1975] EWCA Civ 1, [1975] 3 All ER 289, [1975] 1 WLR 1118
Matrimonial Causes Act, 1973 1(2)(b)
England and Wales
CitedWelfare v Welfare FD 12-Oct-1977
Bush J heard a defended divorce petion sand said: ‘Conduct of a respondent could not be looked at in isolation but had to be viewed in the light of all the surrounding circumstances, including the degree of provocation.’ He continued to adopt the . .

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CitedOwens v Owens CA 24-Mar-2017
Unreasonable Behaviour must reach criteria
W appealed against the judge’s refusal to grant a decree of divorce. He found that the marriage had broken down irretrievably, but did not find that H had behaved iin such a way that she could not reasonably be expected to live with H.
Held: . .

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Updated: 05 February 2021; Ref: scu.262716