Living together as an unmarried couple: A risky business!

More than 5.9 million people in the UK are choosing to live together without marrying making cohabiting families the fastest growing type of household.  More than half of cohabitees still believe they are protected under “common law marriage”.  However, this is a myth and few are aware that they have little or no legal protection ...

2019-08-12T09:53:28+01:00August 12th, 2019|Cohabitation, Family law|

The “No-fault divorce” is coming

The law Under the current law, introduced in 1973, couples must blame the other to get a divorce, unless they have been separated for two years.  To blame the other person, they must cite either their “unreasonable behaviour” or their adultery.  This is not very helpful for those couples who have mutually agreed that their ...

2019-06-14T14:56:07+01:00June 14th, 2019|Divorce, Family law, Law changes, News|
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