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No formal time limit on the service of a divorce petition once it has been issued (Thum v Thum)

No formal time limit on the service of a divorce petition once it has been issued (Thum v Thum)
Published on: 15 August 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • No formal time limit on the service of a divorce petition once it has been issued (Thum v Thum)
  • What are the practical implications of this case?
  • What was the background?
  • What did the court decide?

Article summary

Family analysis: What steps is a petitioner for divorce required to take under English law to legally serve the petition on the respondent, and did the petitioner in Thum v Thum fail to take those steps? Mai-Ling Savage, of Garden Court Chambers, looks at the practical implications of the Court of Appeal decision. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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