The Hon. Mrs. Justice Audre Lindo

Hunter, Lorna v Daley, Devon

Claim for 50% interest in property – Parties divorced – Whether property is the family home – Whether the equal share rule should apply – Property (Rights of Spouses) Act

Smith, Nattal v Wright, Newton

Damages – Assessment of – Assault & Battery – Trespass to land – Aggravated Damages – Whether appropriate in the circumstances

Johnson, Carl v Salmon, Sherene

Property dispute – Claim for 50% interest in properties – Parties unmarried – Dwelling houses built on lands not owned by either party –– Whether family home – Whether the equal share rule should apply – Property (Rights of Spouses) Act

Commissioner of Lands v Thomas, Valtiman

Compulsory Land Acquisition – Compensation and Interest paid – Owner of land aggrieved – Reference by the Commissioner of Lands – Land Acquisition Act

Stephens, Matthew and Stephens, Icilda v The Administrator General of Jamaica (Adminisgtrator of the estate of Josiah Bromfield) and Brown, Garfield and The Attorney General of Jamaica

Land law – Indefeasibility of Title – Registration of Titles Act ss.68, 70 and 71– Whether title holders are the legal owners of all the land comprised in the title – Whether Claimants are entitled to damages for trespass and loss of use of lot occupied by 2nd Defendant – Whether lot occupied by 2nd Defendant included in title by error of and/or wrong description of the parcels or boundaries – Whether disputed lot of land acquired by 1st and 2nd Defendants by ‘adverse possession’

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