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Family courts have teeth shock

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It is often said that the family courts are toothless when it comes to enforcing compliance with orders, and there is certainly some truth in that.  So it is with interest that we note two recent cases where sentences have been imposed on spouses for disobeying court orders. The first has been splashed all over the papers, and concerns the ongoing vitriolic battle between Scot Young, the former millionaire property tycoon, and his wife Michelle.  The couple were married for 11 years and have 2 daughters, and during their marriage they amassed fortune of around £400m.  Back in 2009, in…

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