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31 MAY 2005

Child Maintenance: Cui Bono Revisited

Roger Bird Former District Judge. What constitutes a benefit for a child? What are the limits on the courts jurisdiction to award sums of money for the support of a child? Roger Bird examines W v J (Child: Variation of Financial Provision) [2003] EWHC 2657 (Fam), [2004] 2 FLR 300 and Re S (Child: Financial Provision)[2004] EWCA Civ 1685, [2005] FLR (forthcoming) and gives guidelines on what might be classed as being for the benefit of a child and thus a proper matter to be claimed under Sch 1, Children At 1989.

Financial Remedies Handbook

Financial Remedies Handbook

Formerly entitled the Ancillary Relief Handbook this is the first resort for thousands of...

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Cohabitation

Cohabitation

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This work provides commentary, checklists, procedural guides and precedents on the subject in a...

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