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Assets in excess of needs required before other factors come into play (TT v CDS)

Assets in excess of needs required before other factors come into play (TT v CDS)
Published on: 23 January 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
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Article summary

Family analysis: The court declined to adjust a final award further to reflect the husband’s conduct on the basis that, despite an asset base comprising of several properties and a business, there were insufficient assets for distribution other than in accordance with need, in particular the needs of the children. Cara Nuttall, a partner at JMW Solicitors, and Jo-Anna Jellings, an associate with the firm, discuss the concluding judgment in this long-running litigation. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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