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Samantha Bangham’s Week in Cases 10 May 2013

Date:9 MAY 2013
Law Reporter

Samantha Bangham - Family Law Reporter A welcome quieter week of family cases to ease us all back into the swing of things after the bank holiday. A mid-week offering from the Court of Appeal in the judgment of Vince v Wyatt offered some variety in what has otherwise been a care-heavy week.

The Court of Appeal in the financial remedies judgment of Vince v Wyatt [2013] EWCA Civ 495 [2013] FLR forthcoming considered the case of a husband and wife who were married in 1981 for just 3 years with a divorce following in 1992. Neither had any assets or income. Nineteen years after the divorce the wife made an application for financial remedy in circumstances where both parties had formed new relationships and had further children. The husband with the assistance of his new partner had formed a highly successful wind turbine company. The husband’s application to strike out the claim pursuant to r 4.4(1) of the Family Procedure Rules...

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