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Cohabiting Divorcees: to bar or not to bar?

News 17th November 2015

Any practitioners in the field of inheritance or family finance will be familiar with the standard term that forms part of a clean break in a divorce financial settlement; namely that the parties cannot claim against the estate of the other. However a recent case has challenged the widespread belief that such a bar is a binding final resolution.

Victoria Ellis discusses the case of Chekov v Fryer [2015] EWHC 1642 (Ch) in her latest article for LawSkills, to view the article in full please click here.

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