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HADKINSON ORDERS: Harsh realities

10 November 2017  

Rachel Nicholl highlights a remedy available where a litigant wilfully fails to comply with a court order

In Assoun v Assoun [No 1] [2017] and Assoun v Assoun [No 2] [2017] the Court of Appeal was concerned with a Hadkinson order made in financial proceedings where the husband argued that the use of the order was procedurally unfair, wrong in law and disproportionate.

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Assoun v Assoun [No 1] [2017] EWCA Civ 21

    Assoun v Assoun [No 2] [2017] EWCA Civ 179

    F v Y (Abduction: Acquiescence) [2014] 2 FLR 875

    Hadkinson v Hadkinson [1952] P 285

    J (Children) [2015] EWCA Civ 1019

    Laing v Laing [2005] EWHC 3152 (Fam)

    Mubarak v Mubarik [2004] EWHC 1158 (Fam)

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