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Cite as:  EWCA Civ 1295
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ON APPEAL FROM EAST LONDON FAMILY COURT
(MR JUSTICE MOOR)
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL
B e f o r e :
LORD JUSTICE NUGEE
| ALESIA VLADIMIROVNA HASKELL
|- and -
|PRESTON HAMPTON HASKELL IV
Tel No: 020 7404 1400 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (Official Shorthand Writers to the Court)
The Respondent appeared in person
Crown Copyright ©
LORD JUSTICE UNDERHILL:
"The respondent informed the court during the hearing that as at 31 January 2020, there was a sum of over £50,000 remaining in an account from funds emanating from the grandchildren's trust."
"16. I am, therefore, satisfied beyond reasonable doubt that, on 31 January 2020, Mr Haskell had £50,411 that was available to deal with the orders that were going to be made in this case. I am equally satisfied so that I am sure that this money remained available to him on 20 February 2020 and could have been paid over to satisfy the first instalment of the lump sum.
17. I am, therefore, entirely satisfied that, pursuant to s.5, the respondent had, since the date of the order, namely on 20 February 2020, the means to pay that first instalment due under the order and has refused or neglected to pay it. He simply did not pay ..."
LORD JUSTICE NUGEE: