Little Dorritt and the Human Rights Act

By: Juliet
On: Wednesday, 19 November, 2014

There’s
contempt of court, and then there’s contempt for those who don’t pay
maintenance for their families. And it’s
this category of miscreant who seem to be caught in a Dickensian time warp.

Contempt of
court is a relatively well known remedy and we’ve all used it at some time in
our careers when our well behaved clients have turned to us for the fourth time
in their divorce and said: Yes, but how do we get my wife/husband to do what
they’ve been ordered to do? Why are we
letting them run rings round us – again? And we mumble something about contempt
proceedings, and our hearts …read more

Source: Family Law News