The court considered an application for ancillary relief where one party had inherited a family farm.
Held: The nature and source of the parties’ property are matter to be taken into account when determining the requirements of fairness.
 1 FLR 576
England and Wales
Cited – Miller v Miller; McFarlane v McFarlane HL 24-May-2006
Fairness on Division of Family Capital
The House faced the question of how to achieve fairness in the division of property following a divorce. In the one case there were substantial assets but a short marriage, and in the other a high income, but low capital.
Held: The 1973 Act . .
Cited – Rossi v Rossi FD 26-Jun-2006
W sought to challenge transactions entered into by H anticipating ancillary relief proceedings on their divorce. Nicholas Mostyn QC J said: ‘While of course no rigid rule can be expressed for the infinite variety of facts that arise in ancillary . .
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Updated: 01 July 2022; Ref: scu.242161