Vision 

A world-class judiciary utilizing innovation and technology for efficient service delivery.

Mission

To provide sound, timely judgments and efficient court services in an environment where all stakeholders are valued.

2011

Maddern, Jeanne v Darlington, Stevie

Trust – Presumed resulting trust – Couple in intimate relationship – Real property bought in both their names as tenants in common – Woman providing the entire
purchase money – Man alleging that house bought as a gift to him - Whether resulting trust arises
Equity – Presumption of advancement – Whether applicable to lovers – Whether statements by woman created a case of proprietary estoppel - Woman’s intention at the time of incurring expenditure – Whether man relying on representations by woman - Whether equitable interest created thereby.
 

Madam ‘A’ v Cash Plus

Application challenging the appointment of receiver/manager - Whether of receiever/manager can be set aside ex devito justiticiae - Whether part 51 of CPR is applicable generally to the appontment of receiver/manager - Whether failure by judge to state that security for costs is dispensed with vitiates appointment.

Luke, Derrick v Luke, Murdel Delores

Husband and Wife – Property division – Husband sending money to wife at her request for various matters – He sent the money to her to “take care ofbusiness” – Whether remittances secured an interest in the wife’s business enterprise or a motor car or other chattels purchased by the wife – Whethersale of the business enterprise precludes the court from making an order concerning same.

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