Spotlight
Family Court Practice, The
Order the 2021 edition due out in May
Court of Protection Practice 2021
'Court of Protection Practice goes from strength to strength, having...
Jackson's Matrimonial Finance Tenth Edition
Jackson's Matrimonial Finance is an authoritative specialist text...
Spotlight
Latest articles
Queer(y)ing consummation: an empirical reflection on the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 and the role of consummation
Alexander Maine, Lecturer in Law, Leicester Law School, University of LeicesterKeywords: Consummation – adultery – marriage – empirical research – LGBTQConsummation and...
A v A (Return Without Taking Parent) [2021] EWHC 1439 (Fam)
(Family Division, MacDonald J, 18 May 2021)Abduction – Application for return order under Hague Convention 1980 - Art 13(b) defence – Whether mother’s allegations against the father...
Domestic Abuse Toolkit for Employers
The Insurance Charities have released an update to the Domestic Abuse Toolkit for Employers.Employers have a duty of care and a legal responsibility to provide a safe and effective work...
Two-week rapid consultation launched on remote, hybrid and in-person family hearings
The President of the Family Division, Sir Andrew McFarlane, has announced the launch of a two-week rapid consultation on remote, hybrid and in-person hearings in the family justice system and the...
Pension sharing orders: Finch v Baker
The Court of Appeal judgment in Finch v Baker [2021] EWCA Civ 72 was released on 28 January 2021. The judgment provides some useful guidance on not being able to get what are essentially...
View all articles
Authors

Chris Barton's Sketch

Oct 1, 2018, 13:56 PM
Slug : chris-barton-s-sketch-6
Meta Title :
Meta Keywords :
Canonical URL :
Trending Article : No
Prioritise In Trending Articles : No
Date : Jun 14, 2010, 02:30 AM
Article ID : 91061

Leave to Remove: Re H [2010] EWCA Civ, 20 May 2010. Another of those sad, ‘When did You Next See Your Father?' cases. The ‘international relocation' canon has produced one of the most insoluble of the Predictability/Discretion/Welfare problems. Would it be of at least some help, if, when pre-maritally contracting about their money, these international couples were asked to think about their children's upbringing should they split?

Question Time, June 10: a celeb businesswoman whose answer to everything was ‘Privatise', apart from ‘Privatise the top few and burn the rest' which was her contribution to the question about universities. It turned out  that this oracle and I share an alma mater a 1960's former University College which a dumbing-down Government had so unwisely granted its own Charter shortly before I rolled up. How those Oxbridge types looked down on us.

In Memoriam - The Husband's Common Law Duty Of Maintenance

By EJ Sketch

So farewell then

The husband's common law duty of maintenance

You have been irrelevant since the statutory obligation to provide reasonable maintenance

And you were only ever capable of enforcement via the agency of necessity

Besides you were forfeit were she to commit adultery - irrespective of your own behaviour

But what finally did for you under s 198 of the Equality Act 2010 was your innate sexism

Professor Chris Barton is a retired Family Law Teacher, Vice-President of the Family Mediators Association and a regular contributor to Family Law. Click here to follow Chris Barton on Twitter

The views expressed by contributing authors are not necessarily those of Family Law or Jordan Publishing and should not be considered as legal advice.

Categories :
  • Articles
Tags :
Authors
Provider :
Product Bucket :
Recommend These Products
Load more comments
Comment by from