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  • Upper Tribunal Judge Ward allowed the appeal by the non-resident father. who was applying for a supersession on the basis that his daughter had ceased to be a qualifying "child", being no longer in full-time non-advanced education. The First-tier Tribunal had made an error of law in refusing the application on the grounds that child benefit was still being paid. Judgment, 11/04/2019, free
  • The wealthy husband, a citizen of Oman, had divorced his wife there by means of unilateral talaq and financially "pulled up the drawbridge", leaving the wife resident in the UK with large debts. Holman J made an order on a clean break basis, with the husband ordered to pay the wife a total sum of £24m. Judgment, 09/04/2019, free
  • The restored hearing of a judgment summons for the committal to prison of the former husband, for significant arrears of maintenance. Holman J was not yet willing to make a suspended order for committal and further adjourned the committal hearing. Judgment, 09/04/2019, free
  • CSA liability order was set aside. Judgment, 05/12/2018, free
  • Powers made under the 2008 Act News, 29/11/2018, free

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