- Enforcing capital awards in Children Act 1989 proceedings (Green v Adams)
- Original news
- What issues did this case raise?
- What are the practical implications of this case?
- To what extent is the judgment helpful in clarifying the law in this area?
- What are the implications for practitioners? What will they need to be mindful of when advising in this area?
- Are there still any unresolved issues practitioners will need to watch out for? If so, how can they avoid any possible pitfalls?
Family analysis: In Green v Adams, Mostyn J made an immediate absolute charging order where he considered the father might frustrate the enforcement of a capital award to the mother in proceedings under Schedule 1 to the Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989). Chris Bryden, barrister at 4 King’s Bench Walk, assesses the key issues raised by the case and the practical implications of the judgment.
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