The value of a family business or business interest is treated as an asset and therefore part of the matrimonial pot to be distributed when it comes to negotiating a financial settlement on divorce or...
When meeting with clients to discuss their succession planning, many cannot recall whether their property is held jointly as joint tenants or jointly as tenants in common. The distinction is that with...
An article in 2 parts. The article includes case law references and thought provoking arguments. Part 2 analyses and develops a number of important arguments for the present and future of family justice.
Part 2 covers the following topics:
Precedent and the rest.
Does a FD judge have to follow the decision of another FD judge ?
Does a Divisional Court have to follow a true precedent set by a single High Court judge?
Does a county court judge have to follow a true precedent set by a single High Court judge?
What is judicial comity?
Does judicial comity between FD judges need to be restricted?:
Should FD judges assume a role in supervising and directing circuit courts?: