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Anglo-Australian Marriages

by Michelle McDermott on February 7, 2014

Michelle McDermott

An important judgment has been handed down in the United Kingdom which has implications for those parties in Anglo-Australian marriages.

In the case of Mittal v Mittal [2013] EWCA Civ 1255, the Court of Appeal held that the English High Court can grant a discretionary stay of English divorce proceedings where there are rival proceedings in a more appropriate … Read more

Michelle McDermott

From across the seas comes a report from The Telegraph newspaper in the UK about a case where a mother has recently lost an appeal against a Court’s decision to allow her 5 year old son to have contact with his father.

One of the mother’s main concerns about the boy having contact was that the father would not follow … Read more