Should a former husband still have to pay maintenance fifteen years after the divorce?

By:

July 17, 2018 5 comments

Infographic for Mills case

Tomorrow morning, Wednesday 18 July 2018, the Supreme Court will be delivering Judgment following an appeal made by the former Husband, Mr Mills, in relation to his maintenance obligations. When Mr and Mrs Mills originally divorced in 2002, she received practically all of the liquid capital, £230,000. She was also awarded lifetime maintenance of £1,100…

Continue reading…

Germany v England: another forum shopping case

By:

July 16, 2018 0 comments

Woman reflecting in a cafe

Another week, another ‘forum shopping’ case. Another week, another ‘forum shopping’ case. Only last week I wrote here about the Mantegazza case, in which a wife failed to persuade the English court that her divorce should be heard in this country. Now comes the case Thum v Thum, which again concerned a wife seeking to…

Continue reading…