Family Finance Forum

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The Resolution family finance forum is suitable for all practitioners in family law who want to gain a deeper understanding of family law-related financial issues.

5 August 2019 – London

Lunch and registration (12.30pm)

Event Programme

“Maintenance after Mills” Katherine Dunseath (1.30pm-2.30pm)

Katherine Dunseath will discuss the issues in the case of Mills v Mills [2018] UKSC 38 and the changing position of maintenance in needs based cases.

“State pensions on divorce” – Paul Cobley (2.30pm-3.30pm)

Paul Cobley – Financial Planner and Divorce specialist at Oak Barn Financial Planning will explain the current situation on sharing State Pensions and why the substitution of Basic State Pension may be consigned to history, it is also very much ‘alive and kicking’.

“Non-matrimonial assets, where are we now?” – Camini Kumar (3.45pm-4.45pm)

This talk will consider the court’s approach to non-matrimonial assets. How, why and when does the court distinguish between matrimonial and non-matrimonial assets? Is there a distinction to be drawn between pre-acquired assets, post-separation accrual and inherited assets? What about the family home? Do needs still trump all? Does the approach to business assets differ?

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