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Length:
30 minutes of audio
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In this podcast partner Hannah Budd from the International Family Law Group discusses how to make an application for financial relief in England and Wales after an overseas divorce under Part III of the Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984.

Hannah provides a comprehensive guide to how to bring a claim under Part III, including an overview of the process, key legal principles and the factors the court will take into account when deciding whether and what financial order should be made.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand what Part III of the Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984 is;
  • Be aware of the background to Part III of the Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984;
  • Know what orders are available to a court in terms of Part III of the Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984 and the process for seeking such orders;
  • Have considered the factors which a court is likely to take into account when faced with an application under Part III of the Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984;
  • Be aware of the legal position regarding EU maintenance cases;
  • Understand the broad practical issues which practitioners may be faced with and which arise from Part III of the Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Legal Principles
Sources and References:
  • Agbaje v Akinnoye - Agbaje UKSC 2009/0034;
  • Council Regulation (EC) No 4/2009 of 18 December 2008 on jurisdiction, applicable law, recognition and enforcement of decisions and cooperation in matters relating to maintenance obligations;
  • Holmes v Holmes [1989] Fam 47;
  • Lugano Convention 2007;
  • Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984, Part III;
  • Z v Z (No2) [2011] EWHC 2878 (Fam).
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In this podcast partner Hannah Budd from the International Family Law Group discusses how to make an application for financial relief in England and Wales after an overseas divorce under Part III of the Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984.

Date Recorded: 15th August 2013

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