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1

Two cases for Cohab?

Whigham v Owen

M v S

2

W v O?

27 years, 3 children. Awarded 250,000 to reflect contributions. Judges might be uncomfortable with broad brush approach

3

M v S?

19 years, 2 children. Pursuer got 900,000 for mortgage payments and working hours reduced

4

What does the matrimonial homes act do?

Gives right to non entitled spouse to remain in matrimonial home

Definitions at s22

5

What does section 1 state

Gives unentitled spouse rights

6

Where for cohabitation?

Section 18

7

Where occupancy rights for civil partnership?

S101 of 2004 act

8

Verity v Fenner?

Couple had cohabited but not at time of application

9

What is a child of the family?

One accepted by the entitled spouse

10

Bell v Bell?

Mrs B said had to barricade herself in her room. She had since moved out so exclusion order not granted since no necessary

11

What is a course of conduct?

Has to have happened twice

12

What is conduct now?

Domestic abuse