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MB v EB [2019] EWHC 1649 (Fam)

Date:9 JUL 2019
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(Family Division, Cohen J, 25 June 2019)

Financial remedies – Marriage – Deed of separation – Divorce – Preliminary issues

The Family Division made findings as to the date of the parties’ separation and found that there had been no marital acquest either during the period up to separation or subsequently.



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Neutral Citation Number: [2019] EWHC 1649 (Fam)

Case No: ZC17D00215



Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 25/06/2019

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Mr P Mitchell (instructed by Vardags) for the Applicant husband
Mr N Cusworth QC (instructed by Payne Hicks Beach) for the Respondent wife

Hearing dates: 18th – 20th, 25th June

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I direct that pursuant to CPR PD 39A para 6.1 no official shorthand note shall be taken of this Judgment and that copies of this version as handed down may be treated as authentic.



This judgment was delivered in private. The judge has given leave for this version of the judgment to be published on condition that (irrespective of what is contained in the judgment) in any published version of the judgment the anonymity of the children and members of their family must be strictly preserved. All persons, including representatives of the media, must ensure that this condition is strictly complied with. Failure to do so will be a contempt of court.


Judgment: MB v EB [2019] EWHC 1649 (Fam)


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