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Tales from the court

Norrie, Kenneth (2005) Tales from the court. Journal of the Law Society of Scotland, 50 (10). pp. 20-21. ISSN 0458-8711

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Abstract

Comments on four family law cases heard in the Court of Session: (1) Wetherhill v Sheikh on the doctrine of marriage by cohabitation with habit and repute; (2) Kaur v Singh on the threats which could vitiate consent to a forced marriage and choice of law; (3) B v B on jurisdiction issues in contact disputes; and (4) Sweeney v Sweeney (No.2) on special circumstances which justified a decision not to share matrimonial assets equally.

Item type: Article
ID code: 32255
Keywords: litigants behaving badly, marriage by cohabitation with deceitful habit and repute, forced marriage by threat, choice of law in nullity cases, jurisdictional ping-pong, the Sweeney divorce and capital gains tax, choice of law, family law, cohabitation, common law marriage, consent, financial provision, forced marriages, Law (General)
Subjects: Law > Law (General)
Department: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Law > Law
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    Date Deposited: 27 Oct 2011 14:24
    Last modified: 12 Mar 2012 11:29
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/32255

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