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(Family Division, Sir James Munby, the President of the Family Division, 8 November 2017)Marriage and divorce – Petition – FraudThe Queen’s Proctor had proved his case that each of the petitions had...
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(Court of Appeal, Moses, Black, Underhill LJJ, 21 May 2014)[The judicially approved judgment and accompanying headnote has now published in Family Law Reports [2015] 1 FLR 1202]Divorce – Answer to...
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4 May 2017

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(Family Court, David Salter, sitting as a deputy High Court judge, 19 April 2017)Marriage and divorce – Divorce petition – Application for stay The husband’s application to stay the wife’s divorce...
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(Court of Appeal, Sir James Munby, the President of the Family Division, Hallett, Macur LJJ, 24 March 2017)Marriage and divorce – Petition – RefusalThe wife’s appeal from a refusal to grant a decree...
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(Family Division, Mostyn J, 2 March 2017)Marriage and divorce – Jurisdiction – Recognition of foreign divorce – Children proceedingsThe English decrees nisi and absolute were set aside and the...
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28 February 2017

K v K [2016] EWHC 3380 (Fam)
(Family Division, Francis J, 24 November 2016)Marriage and divorce – Nullity – Islamic ceremony – Respondent still married at time of marriage ceremony – Whether the petitioner was entitled to a...
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Neutral Citation Number: [2017] EWCA Civ 81Case No: C1/2016/0713IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)ON APPEAL FROMQueen’s Bench Division (Administrative Court)Andrews J[2016] EWHC 128 (Admin)Royal...
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(European Court of Human Rights, 10 January 2017)Marriage and divorce – Arts 8, 12 European Convention – Refusal to grant divorce pursuant to domestic law – Whether there had been a breach of Arts 8...
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(Family Division, Moor J, 8 June 2016)Marriage and divorce – Decree nisi – Financial negotiations unsuccessful – Husband sought decree absolute – Wife claimed special circumstancesThe husband’s...
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(Family Division, Peter Jackson J, 22 March 2016)Marriage and divorce – Presumption of death – Wife missing in Somalia since 1998 – Application for a declaration presuming death of wifeThe judge made...
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