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Marriage and Divorce Case Law

Marriage:

  • Age of Marriage Act 1929 Over 16
  • Marriage Act 1949 (as amended by the Marriage (Prohibited Degrees of Relationship) Act 1986) No close blood relationship
  • Corbett v Corbett (1970) One man, one woman
  • Hirani v Hirani (1982) Lack of consent
  • Valier v Valier (1925) Lack of consent

Divorce:

  • The Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984 Time Limit
  • Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 'irretrievably broken down'
  • Wachtel v Wachtel (1973) 'one third rule'
  • White v White (2000) property-adjustment orders
  • Children Act 1989 Children
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Inheritance Case Law

  • Wills Act 1837 as amended by the Administration of Justice Act 1982 Making a valid will
  • Wood v Smith (1993) placing of signature
  • Ross v Caunters (1979) witnesses cannot benefit from the will
  • Wills Act 1968, Re Bracda (1968) witnesses can benefit if at least 2 other witnesses who don't
  • Re Jones (1981) Privileged Wills
  • Rapley v Rapley (1983)
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Chris

Great for notes :)

Rachael Emily

These are really helpful, thanks :)

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