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  • Sentencing of husband for contempt of court was adjourned until after the financial remedy hearing, at which the husband's ability to pay might emerge. Judgment, 22/11/2018, free
  • Appeal against a 7 month prison sentence for contempt of court, which was given to a relative of the father of 3 abducted children, was dismissed. Judgment, 19/11/2018, free
  • The sister of the husband was imprisoned for failing to comply with 2 court orders in this long running financial remedy dispute. Judgment, 07/11/2018, free
  • Judgment summons brought by the wife against the husband. Sanction was adjourned on terms agreed by the husband that he would, by agreed dates, pay all the arrears, and current instalments as they fall due, and an agreed figure for the wife's costs of the judgment summons. Judgment, 02/10/2018, free
  • In brief: The High Court allowed a mother’s (“M”) appeal against a suspended committal order made following her failure to comply with a child arrangements order. The success was based on the fact that no application to commit M had been made; the only application made and served had been for an enforcement order. The order was incapable of being enforced by committal as it was not endorsed with an effective penal notice. Judgment, 06/08/2018, free

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  • 10 questions on the various cases summarised in the July 2017 Family Law Hub Digest CPD course, 25/08/2017, members only
  • 6 questions to accompany the webinar which was recorded on 21 January 2014. CPD course, 23/01/2014, members only
  • Six questions, worth an hour of CPD, on the cases of HB v PB [2013] EWHC 1956 (Fam); DL v EL [2013] EWCA Civ 865 and K v D [2013] EWHC 796 (Fam) CPD course, 03/09/2013, members only

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