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(Family Court, Sir James Munby, sitting as a High Court judge, 17 April 2019)Divorce – Procedure – Defective petitions – s 3(1), Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 – Application by...
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28 March 2019

M v P [2019] EWFC 14
(Family Court, Sir James Munby, sitting as a judge of the High Court, 22 March 2019)Marriage and divorce – Validity of decrees – Human and system error – Both parties had remarried...
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(Family Court, Williams J, 31 July 2018)Marriage and divorce – Islamic marriage without a civil ceremony – Whether a Nikah marriage ceremony created an invalid or void marriage in English lawHeld that...
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(Supreme Court, Lady Hale, Lord Mance, Lord Wilson, Lord Hodge, Lady Black, 25 July 2018)Marriage and Divorce – Divorce petition – Wife alleged marriage broken down irretrievably –  Court found the...
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(Supreme Court, Lady Hale, Lord Kerr, Lord Wilson, Lord Reed, Lady Black, 27 June 2018)Marriage and divorce – Civil Partnership Act 2004 – Whether the bar on different sex couples entering into civil...
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(Family Division, Cohen J, 13 October 2017)Marriage and divorce – Recognition of talaq – Whether the wife had notice and an opportunity to participate - Revocation The divorce by talaq would not be...
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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

N v P
(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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