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Maintenance requirements and the sharing principle (AAZ V BBZ and others)

Date:1 JUN 2017
Family analysis: Richard Harrison QC and Jennifer Perrins, barristers at 1 King’s Bench Walk Chambers, suggest that given the majority of financial disputes are determined on the basis of need, it is somewhat unsatisfactory that the outcome in such cases depends to a large extent on the very wide discretion that judges have in this area.

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