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Dividing Chattels on Relationship Breakdown

An audio lecture on Dividing Chattels on Relationship Breakdown (Running time approx. 41 minutes with comprehensive accompanying notes: CPD 2 hours)

This talk is presented by David Salter, Joint Head of Family Law at Mills & Reeve LLP

The presentation covers:

The Legal Definition of "Chattels"

Proportionality in disputes over chattels: the guidance from Coleridge J in B v B [2013] 

Available Remedies:

1. Non-court dispute resolution
2. Substantive applications

Matrimonial Causes Act 1973

Law of Property Act 1925, s 188

Declarations as to ownership

Married Women's Property Act 1882, s 17/Civil Partnership Act  2004, ss 66-68

Torts (Interference with Goods) Act 1977, s 3

Family Law Act 1996, s 40

3. Injunctions

FPR 2010, r 20.2

Matrimonial Causes Act 1973, s 37

Inherent jurisdiction

Injunctions ancillary to proceedings


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Running time: 41 mins approx