K v K [2008] EWHC 2553 (Fam)

K v K [2008] EWHC 2553 (Fam)

The husband applied for a variation of the periodical payments order, seeking to impose a term on the wife's maintenance and to capitalise the payment to achieve a clean break. The wife cross-applied for an upward variation of the maintenance and capitalisation - husband moved to Israel and wife to California - husband argued that the Californian court was better placed to decide the issues between the parties - Held that the proper forum for resolution of the financial issues between the parties was England, not California.