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(Family Division, Cohen J, 7 May 2020)Family provision – Provision for family and dependants – Daughter's claim for provision from late father's estateThe Family Division held that,...
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(Family Court, Cobb J, 6 May 2020)Public law children – Care proceedings – JurisdictionThe Family Court held that the child was unusually without a 'habitual residence', but in those...
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(Court of Appeal, Patten, Moylan LJJ and Mann J, 3 March 2020)Property – Occupation of land – PartnershipThe Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal in the main but held that, as the sister...
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(Family Division, Cohen J, 8 April 2020)Financial remedies – Divorce – Agreement for separation of propertyThe Family Division held that, where a wife had signed an agreement on the day...
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(Family Division, Hayden J, 11 May 2020)Public law children – Local authority – Naming of local authorityThe Family Division held that the balance was tipped in favour of prioritising the...
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(Family Division, Macdonald J, 4 May 2020)Disclosure – Asylum – Welfare proceedingsThe Family Division held that the required balancing exercise came down in favour of the disclosure of...
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A new working party to carry out the first review of supervision orders since 1989On May 11th the first meeting of a newly formed sub-group of the Public Law Working Group took place to review...
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In short, the case concerns three children but the judgement largely deals with the eldest child, B, a 14-year-old boy who was wrongly removed and retained by the mother in Sierra Leone. The younger...
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It is the job of Executors (appointed under a Will) or Administrators (entitled by law where there is no Will) to deal with administering the estate of someone who has died. Acting as an Executor or...
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New tax year changesThe start of the new tax year has understandably almost arrived unnoticed due to the pandemic, however, there are some pretty big changes which came into effect from 6 April 2020...
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