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Court bars millionaire banker who refused to pay maintenance from making further applications

A millionaire banker has suffered defeat in the Court of Appeal in his bid to overturn a Hadkinson order and to vary maintenance paid to his ex-wife.

Matthew Taylor
Matthew Taylor Solicitor

Weightmans LLP expands Family team in Manchester

Top 45 Law firm Weightmans LLP has expanded its family team in Manchester, with the recruitment of a new Partner, Fiona Turner.

Fiona Turner
Fiona Turner Partner

What does 'living in the same household' actually mean?

In claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 'living in the same household' can be a crucial element to succeeding…

Lottie Tyler
Lottie Tyler Associate

Child arrangements orders and the abolition of residence and contact

From 22 April a number of significant changes in family law were introduced as the Children and Families Act 2014 came into force.

Emma Collins
Emma Collins Partner

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