Sirjue-Sinclair, Maureen v Sinclair, Welsford Leo

Case Number: 
SU2019 CV03135
Neutral Citation: 
[2021] JMSC Civ. 104
Date of Delivery: 
04.06.2021

Division of Matrimonial Property - Family Home - Whether the equal share rule should be varied - Mortgage registered against the title of the Family Home - Whether the mortgage was a joint venture or personal debt - Other Property - No financial contribution by wife - Whether non-financial contribution established. (Section 6, 7, 13, 14 ,15 and 17 of The Property (Rights of Spouses) Act.

Spousal maintenance- parties separated - Decree nisi was granted. The wife has not worked during the marriage but was fully supported by the husband - Whether - requirements of capacity, necessity and reasonableness of needs are satisfied Sections 4,5 and 14 of the Maintenance Act.

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