Hamlin v Hamlin

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtCourt of Appeal (Civil Division)
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22 cases
  • BJ v MJ (Financial Order: Overseas Trust)
    • United Kingdom
    • Family Division
    • Invalid date
  • Re J (A Child)
    • United Kingdom
    • Family Division
    • 5 September 2013
    ...no need to go that far back into history. I can start with two comparatively modern cases where the older learning was considered: Hamlin v Hamlin [1986] Fam 11 and Wookey v Wookey, In re S (A Minor) [1991] Fam 121. 50 In Hamlin v Hamlin the question was whether the court has jurisdiction t......
  • Ankita Goyal v Amit Goyal
    • United Kingdom
    • Family Court
    • 4 November 2016
    ...also be futile. This territorial self-restraint reflects the rule of statutory interpretation referred to above. The leading case is Hamlin v Hamlin [1986] Fam 11, cited by the Court of Appeal in this case at paragraph 33. 35 In paragraph 33 McFarlane LJ stated: "This is part of a wide......
  • Re B (A Child) (Habitual Residence) (Inherent Jurisdiction)
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 6 August 2015
    ...or not it will make an order to contemplate the possibility that it will not be obeyed." On the other hand, as Kerr LJ put it in Hamlin v Hamlin [1986] Fam 11, page 18, "our courts will not make orders which they cannot enforce." These are matters which the President conside......
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  • De Facto Cohabitation: the International Private Law Dimension
    • United Kingdom
    • Edinburgh Law Review Nbr. , January 2008
    • 1 January 2008
    ...(n 30) paras 2.51-2.67; Razelos v Razelos [1970] 1 WLR 390; Galbraith v Galbraith 1971 SC 65; Bain v Bain 1971 SC 146; Hamlin v Hamlin [1986] Fam 11; Sandford v Sandford [1985] 15 Fam Law 230; Holmes v Holmes [1989] Fam 47. Given the strong and bullish attitude of Europe (and in light of po......

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