Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2011] All ER (D) 14 (Jun)
Neutral Citation: [2011] EWHC 913 (Fam)
Court: Family Division

Jackson J

Representation The wife appeared by her representative.
  Henry Clayton (instructed by Anthony Louca Solicitors) for the husband.
  Stefan Ramel (instructed by Brachers LLP) for the trustee in bankruptcy.
Judgment Dates: 9 May 2011


Divorce - Appeal - Financial provision - Husband petitioning for bankruptcy during course of divorce proceedings - High Court making bankruptcy order - County Court subsequently making financial order in divorce proceedings - Wife issuing application for annulment of bankruptcy order - Whether husband's bankruptcy should be annulled - Whether financial order unlawful - s 33 - s 335-336 - .

The Case

Divorce Appeal. The Family Division, in dismissing the wife's application, held that the husband's bankruptcy petition ought not to be annulled. Further, the court held that the district judge had been correct in making the financial order that he had.

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