Atkinson v Atkinson

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1995
Year1995
CourtFamily Division
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5 cases
  • VB v JP
    • United Kingdom
    • Family Division
    • 29 janvier 2008
    ...is not to be equated with marriage but it is a relevant factor when assessing the wife's financial needs: (see per Thorpe J in Atkinson v Atkinson [1995] 2 FLR 356 at 361),it has more recently been the subject of a call by Coleridge J in K v K (Periodical Payments: Cohabitation) [2006] 2 FL......
  • W v W (Periodical payments: Variation)
    • United Kingdom
    • Family Division
    • 6 novembre 2009
    ...Both sides accept, as they must, the general proposition that cohabitation does not equate to marriage. In Atkinson v. Atkinson [1995] 2 FLR 356, the Court of Appeal dismissed a husband's appeal against an order made on his application to vary a periodical payments order in favour of his fo......
  • Grey v Grey
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 31 décembre 2009
    ...from MH v MH [1982] 3 FLR 71 to K v K [2006] 2 FLR 468. The intervening cases were Duxbury, Atkinson [1988] Fam 93, Hepburn, Atkinson [1995] 2 FLR 356 and Fleming. 32 The first question that must be answered is whether the law as expressed in Fleming requires reconsideration in the light o......
  • Cowan v Cowan
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 14 mai 2001
    ...can take us much further. John Eekelaar has often criticised the position which I expressed in the case of Atkinson v Atkinson [1995] 2 FLR 356 when I said: "The function of the Family Division is not so much to state principles as to reflect the relevant circumstances of the particular cas......
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2 books & journal articles
  • Financial Remedies
    • United Kingdom
    • Wildy Simmonds & Hill The Single Family Court: a Practitioner's Handbook - 2nd Edition Contents
    • 30 août 2017
    ...EWCA Civ 408. 71 Fleming v Fleming [2003] EWCA Civ 1841, [2004] 1 FLR 667. 72 Kimber v Kimber [2000] 1 FLR 383. 73 Atkinson v Atkinson [1995] 2 FLR 356; H v H (Financial Provision) [2009] EWHC 494 (Fam), [2009] 2 FLR 795. 74 Fleming v Fleming [2003] EWCA Civ 1841, [2004] 1 FLR 667. 75 MCA 1......
  • Book Reviews
    • United Kingdom
    • Journal of Law and Society No. 28-4, December 2001
    • 1 décembre 2001
    ...point out, it is striking how thisinformation has been largely ignored by the policy community in the lead-up6032Atkinson v. Atkinson [1995] 2 FLR 356, per Thorpe J.3 J. Eekelaar and M. Maclean, Maintenance and Divorce (1986) 92.4 G. Douglas, M. Murch, A. Perry, K. Bader, and M. Borkowski, ......

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