Jackson's Matrimonial Finance

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Used largely by the Bar and Judiciary giving an in-depth examination of all aspects of the financial problems arising from a marriage breakdown. The principles applied by courts in finance matters are explained as well as out of court settlements.

10th Edition
Last updated December 2019

Clive Newton QC and Deepak Nagpal QC, 1 King's Bench Walk

With a team of contributors


Jackson's Matrimonial Finance is an authoritative specialist text covering all aspects of financial provision arising from the breakdown of a marriage.

This 10th Edition brings the content fully up-to-date with recent developments, following reforms and changes to family law procedure. Key topics include:

  • Maintenance pending suit

  • Periodical payments after decree

  • Secured periodical payments

  • Lump sum payments

  • Transfers and settlements of property

  • Variation of settlements

  • Property adjustment and the matrimonial home

  • Pensions

  • Children

  • Failure to maintain

  • Agreements and consent orders

  • Occupation of the matrimonial home

  • Married Women's Property Act 1882, section 17 etc

  • Prevention and avoidance of dispositions: freezing injunctions: search orders

  • Capital gains tax, inheritance tax and income tax

  • Maintenance out of estate

  • Bankruptcy provisions

  • Financial relief after overseas divorce, annulment and legal separation

  • Enforcement

  • Procedure
  • Contributors

    Deepak Nagpal MA (Oxon), BCL of Lincoln's Inn, Barrister, and of the South Eastern Circuit  Author
    Clive R Newton QC, MA (Oxon), of the middle Temple Barrister, and of the South Eastern Circuit, Lecturer od Oriel College, Oxford  Author
    Sadiya Choudhury MA (Oxon), Barrister, Pump Court Tax Chambers  Contributor
    Stephen Trowell, MA, Dphill (Oxon), Barrister, 1 Hare Court, Temple  Contributor
    Christopher Brougham QC, 3-4 South Square, Grays Inn, Deputy High Court Bankruptcy Registrar; Bencher of the Inner Temple  Contributor
    John Wilson QC, MA (Cantab), Barrister, ! Hare Court, Temple  Contributor