Only the most vindictive person would genuinely want to see their former spouse committed to prison. Even where feelings run high, the vast majority of family litigants would therefore consider an application for committal to be an action of absolute last resort.
And so it was in the recent case Grose v Grose (which, incidentally, is I think the first magistrates’ court decision upon which I have ever commented – in fact, I can’t recall ever even reading one previously). The case concerned that most frustrating element of litigation: enforcement.
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