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Financial remedies – freezing orders

July/August 2020 | Family

Complex issues frequently arise in high-value divorces, such as when either or both parties have (or claim to have) a beneficial interest in assets owned by a third party. In this case, the parties married in 1996 and ran a successful shipping business together, enabling them to enjoy an affluent lifestyle. However, they separated in …

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Financial remedies – short marriage

July/August 2020 | Family

‘Although a short marriage is no less to be regarded as a partnership of equals, and one must seek to avoid discrimination on divorce, there is an instinctive feeling that parties generally have less call on each other after a short marriage. Less time has elapsed for the non-working party to make a contribution, or …

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