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THE

PRACTICE AND EVIDENCE

IN CASES OF

DIVORCE

AND OTHER

MATRIMONIAL CAUSES:

Together with the Arts, Rules, Forma, &r.

BY
RICHARD THOMAS TIDSWELL, M.A.,

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RALPH DANIEL MAKINSON LITTLER, B.A.,

OF THE INNER TEMPLE, BARBISTERS-AT-LAW.

LONDON :
W. BENNING & SON, 5, GREAT QUEEN STREET,

· LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS.
W. H. BOND, 8, BELL YARD, FLEET STREET.

WILLIAM HENRY COX, 5, GREAT QUEEN STREET, LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS.

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Judge Ordinary of Her Majesty's Court for Divorce and Matrimonial Causes,

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PREFACE.

The object of the Authors has been to produce, at the lowest possible price, a book useful to both branches of the Profession; enabling the Solicitor clearly to see whether he has a foundation to work upon, and how to work, and, at the same time, valuable to his brethren at the Bar, as containing, in a shape convenient alike for the pocket or bag, and for Court use, all the decisions now upheld of both the Old and the New Courts. In the “ Practice” (for which the senior Author is responsible), will be found a complete summary of the decisions in that branch ; in the “Digest of Evidence” (by his coadjutor) are collected together all the decisions (ipsissimis verbis), without gloss or comment, which can guide the profession in the selection of evidence, and in judging the probable effect which, notwithstanding the recent changes, such evidence will have when adduced in Court; while in the Appendix will be found all the necessary Acts of Parliament and the Rules and Orders of the Court, with such skeleton Forms as may guide in framing others.

Deeply impressed with the necessity of making

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