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How much do you 'need' on divorce?

Date:11 SEP 2017
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Family Justice Reformed (second edition: June 2017) contains detailed commentary on the Single Family Court and the Children and Families Act 2014, Pts 1 and 2 (which deal with family justice), including clear and comprehensive guidance on the underlying procedural regime and the rationale for the reforms.

Nicola Hogg reviews the recent case of FF v KF [2017] EWHC 1093 (Fam), in which the High Court restated the principles to be adopted when assessing capital and income needs after a short marriage.

The parties were married for less than two years before they separated, albeit the relationship had stretched over nine years with an intervening separation lasting three years. The parties had no children. By the time of the appeal the husband (H) was 65-years-old and the wife (W) was 38.

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