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Villiers -v- Villiers

Wednesday 26 – Thursday 27 January 2022

The Wife appeals Mostyn J’s order dated 18 March 2021 dismissing the Wife’s application dated 13 January 2015 under s27 Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 for maintenance.

The Judge also dismissed the Wife’s judgment summons dated 15 August 2020 to enforce an interim maintenance order made by Parker J dated 8 July 2016. He made no order as to costs of either. He discharged paragraphs 6 & 7 of Parker J’s order such that the Husband is not obliged to pay any arrears under the interim order.

Long running litigation. Wife’s English divorce petition dismissed by consent on 16 January 2015. Wife’s s27 MCA 1973 application was based on her habitual residence to found jurisdiction.Husband issued Scottish divorce proceedings in October 2014.

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