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27 Apr 12 #326846 by cookie2
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rugby I think you mean Kernott vs Jones? That was a very different case than this. They weren''t even married.

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27 Apr 12 #326850 by rugby333
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Cookie, thank you, that is the case I was thinking about. Am unsure as to whether the judges decision conveys materially different principles than this case or not.

The principles involved (as I understand it) concern what is the ''fair and just'' percentage split of the increase in value. the determination was based on the parties contribution post separation. This is distinct from both parties having some claim on the profit, which was not at issue in that case or in this case.

My guess would be that those principles would apply here given the length of time elapsed between divorce and now, but I am no expert on this particular issue....

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