Heterosexuals are closer to the right to have civil partnerships

In March and September 2017, we reported on civil partnerships and the journey to achieve equality in civil partnerships for all, regardless of sexual orientation. Now, more than three million heterosexual couples could be allowed to form a civil partnership under Government backed proposals. A bill proposed by the Conservative MP Tim Loughton received an …

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Substantial reforms of the process for dealing with the finances of a marriage are on their way

On 23 January 2018, Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division,   set out his vision of what needs to be done to deal with  finances following a marriage breakdown. Sir James has said  he considers the present system is the  ‘Cinderella of family justice’ and says his ‘core ambition is to improve significantly both …

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Millions of Couples at Severe Financial Risk due to ‘Common-Law Marriage’ Myth

Millions of couples at severe financial risk due to ‘common-law marriage’ myth A Poll, marking Cohabitation Awareness Week (which was held in December 2017) , underlines couples’ misunderstanding of law Millions of unmarried couples living together are unaware that they are at severe financial risk as a result of the current legal system, Resolution has …

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New Divorce Petition

Don’t be fooled into thinking you do not need legal advice on the new Divorce Petition On 7th August 2017, a new form of Divorce Petition is to be used, and will be available on the Government website to download. The impression given is that the new Petition is designed with a view to an …

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