1. Introductory matters 2. Marriage 3. The non-marital union : the statutory spouse (Barbados, Belize, Guyana, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago) 4. Legal consequences of marriage and union other than marriage 5. Nullity of marriage 6. Judicial separation order (all CC jurisdictions except Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Jamaica, St Kitts and Nevis) 7. Dissolution of marriage 8. The spousal maintenance and property order tests, the clean break order and anti-avoidance provisions 9. Spousal maintenance (high court and summary court applications) 10. Statute-based property adjustment regimes (all jurisdictions except Antigua and Barbuda, Montserrat, St Kitts and Nevis) 11. The common intention constructive trust 12. Marital agreements (maintenance and cohabitation agreements; ante-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements) 13. Spousal family provision (Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Trinidad and Tobago) 14. Domestic violence.