News Essentials: 20th August 2018


A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:

NEWS
Financial order reforms set to boost unfairly treated former partners and families
The Government has agreed to improve the enforcement of financial orders, in response to a Law Commission report. Full story: Law Commission.

Civil partnerships in England and Wales: 2017
Annual statistics on formations and dissolutions of civil partnerships analysed by the sex, age, and previous marital status of the couples and the place of registration. Full story: Office for National Statistics.

CASES
W (A Child) [2018] EWCA Civ 1904 (15 August 2018)
Appeal by father against order setting aside previous order requiring mother to return child to Spain. Appeal dismissed. Full report: Bailii.

Sparkasse Koln Bonn v Cutts & Anor [2018] EWHC 1879 (Ch) (30 July 2018)
Determination of beneficial interest in a claim for an order for sale pursuant to a final charging order. Full report: Family Law Week.

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