October 14, 2020

A “vindictive” husband who caused an "unnecessary haemorrhage of money" by pursuing unnecessary legal action has had his divorce settlement slashed by the courts.

The case involved a couple who had married in 2005 and separated in highly acrimonious circumstances in 201...

September 8, 2020

The Family Court has divided a divorcing couple’s marital assets in roughly equal shares, although they had spent so much on their acrimonious dispute that there was very little money left.

The couple had been married for nearly 22 years and had three children before se...

May 13, 2020

The announcement that the Queen’s grandson Peter Phillips and his wife Autumn are to divorce has thrown the media spotlight on to pre-nuptial agreements.

It was widely reported that the separation is amicable with the couple agreeing to share custody of their two childr...

April 17, 2020

A judge had been wrong to order that a wife should pay rent to her former husband after she continued living in the marital home following their divorce.

That was the decision of the High Court in a case involving banker Kerim Derhalli and Jayne Richardson Derhalli.

Mr D...

March 18, 2020

A husband has won his appeal against a judge’s decision that allowed his wife a second chance to improve her divorce settlement. The case involved a couple who

February 4, 2020

A husband has failed to prevent a property held in his mother’s name being included in his wife’s divorce settlement.

The couple had married in 2002 but separated in 2014, having lived in rented property throughout their marriage.

The wife issued financial remedy proceed...

November 19, 2019

A husband has failed to overturn what he considered an unreasonably generous divorce settlement imposed after a judge held that he had misled the court.

The case involved a couple who married in 1995 and separated in 2016. They had three dependent children. The wife had...

October 7, 2019

A man has reduced his periodical payments to his ex-wife after he argued that his business income was not a matrimonial asset.

The couple married in 1988 and had four children who are all now adults. The family had a good standard of living thanks to the husband’s succe...

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