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  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
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In this CPDcast Lucy Greenwood from the International Family Law Group explains the Law Commission's long awaited final report and proposed draft legislation on its government prompted consultation on “Matrimonial Property, Needs and Agreements”. She sets out the recommendations made to clarify the law of “financial needs” on divorce or dissolution of a civil partnership and the introduction of qualifying nuptial agreements in England and Wales.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand what a marital agreement is;
  • Have considered why it is difficult to define or at least better understand what are considered appropriate financial needs;
  • Be aware of how assets are categorised.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Legislative Updates
Market Update / Hot Topic
Sources and References:
  • Miller v Miller; McFarlane v McFarlane [2006] 1 FLR 1186;
  • Radmacher (formerly Granatino) v Granatino [2010] UKSC 42;
  • White v White [2000] 2 FLR 981.
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In this CPDcast Lucy Greenwood from the IFLG discusses the Law Commission's long-awaited final report and proposed draft legislation on its government prompted consultation on “Matrimonial Property, Needs and Agreements”.

Date Recorded: 12th March 2014

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