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07 Feb 2017


Mark Harper comments in The Times on a wife winning a second divorce settlement 15 years later

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A divorced wife who secured almost 100 per cent of the available cash when her marriage broke up 15 years ago has won a fresh order that her ex-husband must support her for life – because she has spent all the money in unwise property investments.

Partner Mark Harper commented in The Times: “The moral of this case is that it pays to terminate spouse maintenance whenever possible. Under current law, if a wife falls on hard times, the former husband paying spouse maintenance remains a form of insurance policy, assuming he has money to spare.”

Read the full article in The Times here.


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