Mrs Owen in 2015 petitioned for a divorce from her husband of 37 years on the grounds of his unreasonable behaviour.  Mr Owens defended the divorce and in his judgment, His Honor Judge Tolson refused to grant Mrs Owens a divorce and dismissed her petition.  

On appeal the Court of Appeal upheld the judgment of HHJ Tolson.  Mrs Owens has not been granted permission to appeal to the Supreme Court.