Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 467 (Nov)
Court: Family Division

Judge Brunning sitting as a deputy judge of the High Court

Representation Howard Shaw for the mother.
  Jonathan Tod for the father.
Judgment Dates: 28 November 2002


Children and young persons - Financial provision - Lump sum order in favour of child - Periodical payments in favour of child - Unmarried parents - Financial needs of child -  1.

The Case

In ruling on an application for financial provision orders under Sch1 of the by an unmarried mother, seeking various lump sum payments and a periodical payments order, the court held, inter alia, that the amount claimed under the periodical payments order should be rejected as it was a scarcely disguised maintenance claim for the mother, rather than a claim for the child.

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