- Procedural requirements on an application for a committal order
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- What was the background to the case?
- What were the issues before the Court of Appeal?
- Was the committal order validly made (procedurally and substantively)?
- Had the variation order been shown to be wrong?
- Does the judgment clarify the law as to the requirements on an application for a judgment summons, and regarding committal proceedings more generally, and in relation to the way in which variations are dealt with?
- What should practitioners be aware of when dealing with the potential committal of a party to family proceedings?
Family analysis: Sarah Higgins, partner at Charles Russell Speechlys LLP, examines the judgment in Morris v Morris concerning an appeal by a husband against a suspended committal order, variation order and order for costs. The case serves to highlight that committal and variation proceedings should not be heard at the same time.
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