Appeal allowed in respect of dismissal of a wife’s application to enforce child maintenance payments despite a decision by a US Court on the same issue already having been made.
Schedule 1 case where the mother made an unmerited appplication to vary an order for periodical payments and subsequently appealed, again without merit. Mother ordered to pay a contribution towards the father’s costs.
Appeal against a decision that there had been material non-disclosure during the course of an appeal. Consideration of the circumstances in which a court may, on the grounds of material non-disclosure, set aside an order for financial provision following divorce.
Application for permission to appeal against a decision of the lower court setting aside a decree nisi made in the English court on the basis that the English court had no jurisdiction to entertain the divorce proceedings. Application refused
Application for an Hemain injunction against Respondent Husband in respect of proceedings brought by him in the USA. An order was obtained providing for an arbitration clause in the pre-marital agreement to be upheld.
Consideration of the jurisdiction of the Court under section 281(5) of the Insolvency Act 1986 (“section 281(5)”) to release a bankrupt from any bankruptcy debt arising under any order made in family proceedings (as defined in section 281(8))
Nullity petition: application to determine whether an Islamic wedding ceremony took place and, if so, its legal effect in English law (if any). Held: (1) that there was a ceremony; but (2) this was a non-marriage and not a void marriage. Nullity petition dismissed.
Appeal in respect of procedural flaws during the hearing of the husband’s against an order in financial remedy proceedings which had granted an extension of the term of a periodical payments order in favour of his former wife. Permission granted and appeal allowed.