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Stay of Proceedings

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  • Application by the husband for a stay of divorce proceedings started by the wife in England where he wanted the proceedings to be held in Switzerland. The application was granted. Judgment, 09/07/2018, free
  • The ex-wife's application for enforcement of the provisions of an order relating to maintenance was stayed according to Art 12 of the Maintenance Regulation until the Italian court had determined the question of its jurisdiction . Judgment, 10/05/2017, free
  • Procedural failings by the Court of Appeal Office resulted in the setting aside of several parts of the President's order. Judgment, 09/06/2015, free
  • Wife's application for a variation on a stay of enforcement of a periodical payments order by means of a judgment summons under section 5 of the Debtors Act 1869. The variation was granted and the appeal hearing brought forward by 3 months. Judgment, 15/12/2014, free
  • The questions that required determination were a) whether Mostyn J was right to stay the Children Act proceedings brought by the mother under Art 19(2) of Council Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003 (BIIR) and b) whether he erred in ordering that mother take the child to Italy on or before 18 December 2013. Appeal against the stay was dismissed; reserved judgment as to the return to Italy. Judgment, 23/05/2014, free

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