Relief from the forfeiture rule: Amos v Mancini [2020] EWHC 1063 (Ch) and Challen v Challen [2020] EWHC 1330 (Ch) – Radcliffe Chambers

Posted October 19th, 2020 in appeals, chambers articles, families, forfeiture, news, unlawful killing by sally

‘Two cases this year demonstrate the court’s approach to claims for relief from the forfeiture rule. The first case concerns Sandra Amos’ claim following her conviction of causing the death of her husband by careless driving. The second follows the case of Sally Challen, initially convicted of the murder of her husband. Mrs Challen’s conviction was subsequently quashed by the Court of Appeal and her guilty plea to manslaughter was later accepted by the Crown.’

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Radcliffe Chambers, 7th October 2020