Chapter

Financial Relief and Child Support

Ruth Gaffney-Rhys

in Concentrate Questions and Answers Family Law

Published on behalf of © Ruth Gaffney-Rhys 2016

Published in print August 2016 | ISBN: 9780198715757
Published online October 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780191806162 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/he/9780198715757.003.0006

Series: Concentrate Law Questions & Answers

Financial Relief and Child Support

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The Concentrate Questions and Answers series offers the best preparation for tackling exam and assignment questions. Each book includes key debates, typical questions, diagram answer plans, suggested answers, author commentary and tips to gain extra marks. This chapter deals with financial relief during divorce, nullity and judicial separation proceedings and child support. The first question is a problem question that requires discussion of financial support during marriage, financial orders on divorce and the factors contained in s.25 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973. The second problem question focuses on financial orders on divorce and variation and appeal of financial orders. The third question is an essay question on the development of the law relating to pre-nuptial and post-nuptial contracts, whilst the final essay question focuses on child support, which is primarily regulated by the Child Support Act 1991.

Keywords: child support; Child Support Act 1991; divorce; financial relief; Matrimonial Causes Act 1973; pre-nuptial contracts; variation and appeal

Chapter.  8988 words. 

Subjects: Family Law

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