How to handle divorce cases were inheritance is a key factor
Cases concerning the distribution of the family assets via financial orders, previously referred to as ancillary relief, when there is inheritance involved, are some of the trickiest types of divorce cases which family law practitioners will deal.
This essential family law course will provide viewers with the knowledge and confidence required to handle such cases effectively.
Consideration will be given to Section 25 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973, which governs financial settlement on divorce, along with case law developments surrounding whether inheritance will need to be shared.
Lecturer Safda Mahmood will ensure that viewers appreciate the importance of Lord Justice Wall’s family law appeal ruling in the case of Robson v. Robson (2010) and the guidance which this provides in respect of distribution in big money cases where the parties’ have largely amassed their wealth from inheritance.
Safda will use this example to explore other important factors including:
In addition, the case of Alireza v Radwan & Ors , which went to the Court of Appeal in October 2017 and which raised the question of what constitutes ‘financial resource’ for the purpose of S25 MCA1973, will also be discussed.
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