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 22, 2019

A wife was entitled to a financial settlement from her husband that reflected British law even though their divorce was granted abroad.

That was the decision of the High Court in a case involving an Omani man and Lebanese woman.

The couple had been married for 12 years a...

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...

July 23, 2019

A divorced husband has been ordered by the High Court to transfer the legal title to 42 properties solely into his own name or sell them.

The judge found that he had not made his best efforts to remove his ex-wife from the mortgages of the properties that he had receive...

June 13, 2019

A divorcing husband has been ordered to disclose documents relating to his financial affairs, despite claiming that doing so could lead to his arrest.

The case involved a businessman whose wife believed he had an interest in a German company that he was refusing to disc...

June 10, 2019

A banker is suing his ex-wife for £500,000 after she refused to move out of their marital home following their divorce.

Kerim Derhalli says that his ex-wife Jayne Richardson Derhalli had been ‘trespassing’ at the £6m property.

When the couple divorced after 17 years of m...

May 8, 2019

One of the major tasks a couple face when they divorce is to decide on a fair financial settlement: how much should each partner get once their joint matrimonial assets are divided up?

The courts will always try to ensure that both partners are treated fairly and will i...

March 21, 2019

When married couples divorce or cohabiting partners separate their first concerns will probably be about child arrangements or how to divide their assets.

Before long, however, they may have to tackle an equally difficult issue: how to settle their debts, some of which...

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