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Samantha Bangham's Week in Cases 28 March 2013

Date:28 MAR 2013
Law Reporter

Samantha Bangham - Family Law Reporter Well not quite the sudden influx of cases I had imagined but still a pretty interesting week.

A particular highlight was N v C [2013] EWHC 399 (Fam) [2013] FLR forthcoming which seemed a suitably just decision to refuse the mother’s Sch 1 application following the child’s change of primary residence from the mother to the father who was already providing the mother with accommodation. She sought a further £200 000 for refurbishment works plus a maintenance order of £2 200 per month. Which begs the question how was this provision to be of any benefit to the child? In addition the father had already made several generous offers to settle all of which had been refused by the mother. In case further incentive beyond the law was needed to read the full judgment the father was also a famous musician!

Meanwhile in the Court of Appeal the decision of...

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