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INSOLVENCY: Proceed with caution

25 October 2016  

Rebecca Stone looks at the implications of bankruptcy both prior to and following a financial agreement or order

The ramifications of the outcome of the EU referendum on the 23 June 2016 for family law remain unknown. However, with concerns that there may be another economic crisis very much on the radar, it is perhaps a good time to review the difficulties that people face if their spouse goes bankrupt either before or after a financial agreement has been reached.

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Albert v Albert [1997] 2 FLR 791

    Arif v Anwar [2015] EWHC 124 (Fam)

    Avis v Turner & anor [2007] EWCA Civ 748

    Couvaras v Wolf [2002] 2 FLR 107

    Haines v Hill & anor [2007] EWCA Civ 1284

    Harman v Glencross [1986] 1 All ER 545

    Hellyer v Hellyer [1996] 2 FLR 579

    Re Holliday (a bankrupt) [1980] 3 All ER 385

    Horton v Henry [2014] EWHC 4209 (Ch)

    Re Kumar (a bankrupt) [1993] 1 WLR 224

    Paulin v Paulin & anor [2009] EWCA Civ 221

    Sands (as trustee in Bankruptcy of Mr Tarlochan Singh) v Singh & ors [2016] EWHC 636 (Ch)

    Segal v Pasram [2008] EWHC 3448 (Ch)

    Turner v Avis & anor [2009] 1 FLR 74