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Varying a joint lives divorce settlement to achieve a clean break

Having agreed all the arrangements for accommodation, children and finances after a divorce, most people are able to move on to build a new life and become self-sufficient without having to revisit the financial settlement.  However, there are occasions where ...

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05.05.2021

Child maintenance responsibilities enforced in China with a Schedule 1 application

Case report: Confidential Some parents will do anything to try and avoid paying their share of child maintenance, even moving to the other side of the world.  But this does not mean that they are beyond the reach of English ...

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24.08.2020

Linda, Miles & Partners Solicitors, London

Undisclosed financial information in divorce and the power to draw adverse inferences

Case report: Rabia v Rabia [2014] EWCA Civ 1767 in the Court of Appeal, regarding a divorce financial settlement where the calculations were disputed after the husband refused to make full disclosure regarding his assets. Linda Pope (at a previous ...

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01.12.2019

Linda, Miles & Partners Solicitors, London

Attempt to reduce divorce settlement refused in recognition of contribution to hotelier’s business

Case report: Davies v Davies [2012] EWCA Civ 2012 Linda Pope acted for the wife in a negotiating a divorce settlement which went to the Court of Appeal after the husband disputed the award of a lump sum of £2.2 ...

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03.10.2019