Re A (A Child) [2014] EWCA Civ 1577

(Court of Appeal, Lewison, Macur LJJ, Sir
Stanley Burnton, 10 December 2014)

Financial remedies – Sch 1, Children Act
1989 – Millionaire’s defence

The full judgment is available below

The mother’s appeal from an order pursuant
to Sch 1 to the Children Act 1989 in circumstances where the father asserted
the millionaire’s defence was dismissed

The mother brought an application for a
financial order pursuant to Sch 1 to the Children Act 1989. The father was a
member of the wealthy ruling family of a middle eastern country. The parents
separated before the child’s birth and their marriage was not recognized in
England and, therefore, founded no basis for financial orders …read more

Source: Family Law News


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