Part V Family Law, Ch.21 Matrimonial and Related Causes
J J Fawcett LLB, PhD, Solicitor, J M Carruthers LLB (Hons), Dip LP, PhD, SolicitorEdited By: Sir Peter North CBE, QC, MA, DCL, FBA
James J Fawcett, Janeen M CarruthersEdited By: Sir Peter North (Consultant Editor)
- Matrimonial causes — Injunctions to restrain proceedings abroad — Choice of law
Matrimonial causes are now generally taken to include petitions for divorce, nullity of marriage, judicial separation, and presumption of death and dissolution of marriage, as well as similar foreign proceedings which may fall for recognition in England. The rules relating to the jurisdiction of the courts and to the recognition of foreign divorces, annulments and judicial separations are, in essence, the same for all three matrimonial causes, and will therefore be examined together, identifying where appropriate any rules which do not apply to all three. It will...