Two recent decisions, Imerman v Imerman  EWHC 2024 (QB), EWHC 3486 (Fam) and (2010) EWHC 64 (Fam) and the Court of Appeal decision in Smith v Smith  EWCA Civ 1297, highlight the extent to which disputes between divorcing spouses over property, whether real property or information, can no longer be confined to a traditional ancillary relief framework. Increasingly, solicitors must consider not only the family law position but also those reliefs available in the civil and criminal divisions and how they may aid or deter their client.
In Imerman, the husband was in business with his wife’s two brothers and all three operated from the same offices in central London, sharing a computer and IT equi...
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