Hall, the High Court and spousal maintenance

The High Court considered spousal maintenance and the term “financial resources” in Hall v Hall (2016) FLC 93-709. An earlier article discussing the decisions of the trial judge and the Full Court in detail and can be read here. Overview The High Court, in Hall, considered: The meaning of “financial resources” in s 75(2)(b)...

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High Court to consider spousal maintenance

In a rare foray into the Family Law Act 1975, and an even rarer foray into the entitlements of parties to an order for spousal maintenance and particularly interim spousal maintenance, the High Court has granted special leave to the wife to appeal (Hall v Hall [2016] HCA Trans 23) against a decision of the Full Court of the...

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