Unreasonable behaviour petitions ‘far more acrimonious’ since Owens v Owens

Resolution will advise members to keep seeking constructive solution

05 Jun 2017

Family lawyers are seeing ‘far more acrimonious’ allegations on unreasonable behaviour petitions since the Court of Appeal decision in Owens v Owens, Solicitors Journal has learned.

Earlier this year Mrs Owens was refused a divorce from her husband after failing to prove he had behaved in a manner that would render her living with him unreasonable in accordance with the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973. She has since

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