Family Law Maintenance of Spouses in UK Law

  • Radmacher (formerly Granatino) v Granatino
    • Supreme Court
    • 20 Octubre 2010
    ...... "– where there is a child of the family, whether or not that child was alive or a child ...By clause 5 they waived claims for maintenance after the marriage was terminated. Clause 6 ...For many years, agreements between spouses were considered void for public policy reasons ......
  • White v White
    • House of Lords
    • 26 Octubre 2000
    ......The financial contributions from his family made this reasonable. . . 13 Mrs White ... concerned with income for the maintenance of spouses and children. The property adjustment ......
  • Cowan v Cowan
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 14 Mayo 2001
    ...... APPEAL FROM THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE —FAMILY DIVISION (MR JUSTICE SINGER) Royal ... of contributions which each of the spouses has made over the effective duration of their ... • The question of spousal maintenance will be considered second. • Where ......
  • Pettitt v Pettitt
    • House of Lords
    • 23 Abril 1969
    ......The spouses lived for about four years in the new house. Then ... law regarding what are sometimes called family assets has been in an unsatisfactory state. There ... she will have a right to apply for a maintenance order against him for herself and any children ......
  • R (Mahmood) v Secretary of State for the Home Department
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 08 Diciembre 2000
    ...... from Pakistan, and with members of her family had settled in the United Kingdom, when she was ... general policy is unnecessary for the maintenance of that policy. That may be arguably so in the ... residence and to accept the non-national spouses for settlement in that country." . I ......
  • Gissing v Gissing
    • House of Lords
    • 07 Julio 1970
    ...... husband and wife agreed when acquiring the family home that the wife should make a financial ...Spouses generally expect that, on the decease of one of ... divorced him, obtained an order for maintenance and can apply in the appropriate Division of the ......
  • Charman v Charman (No 2)
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 24 Mayo 2007
    ...... FROM THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE, FAMILY DIVISION MR JUSTICE COLERIDGE (LOWER ... discharged their liabilities to ex -spouses without court orders will readily understand. ... I is restricted to claims for maintenance and the Regulation Brussels II Revised expressly ......
  • R (on the Application of MM) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [Admin Ct]
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 05 Julio 2013
    ...... month probationary period that applies to spouses (Appendix FM-SE at paragraph 1 (c). . . 8 ...She cannot meet the maintenance requirements for entry clearance to come to the ... with his right to respect for private and family life. Until July 2012, the only material ......
  • Miller v Miller (Short Marriage: Clean break)
    • House of Lords
    • 24 Mayo 2006
    ...... Deepak Nagpal . (Instructed by Family Law in Partnership) . Respondents: . For Miller ... compensation as distinct from maintenance. . . 31 I see no difficulty on ...He thought that the spouses could share equally in the increase in the value ......
  • Burns v Burns
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 26 Julio 1983
    ...... to either spouse ought to be regarded as family property for that would be introducing a new ... was in fact no agreement, we can ask the spouses, or reasonable people in their shoes, would have ... certain legal duties relating to the maintenance of his wife, whereas between man and mistress the ......
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