Your Guide to Divorcing in 2024 

Your Guide to Divorcing in 2024 

The introduction of ‘no-fault divorce’ in April 2022 under the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 was a milestone in family law.   Previously, spouses who wanted to separate had to cite reasons that involved blame, such as adultery and unreasonable...
FAQs Surrounding Financial Settlements on Divorce

FAQs Surrounding Financial Settlements on Divorce

During the breakdown of a marriage, there are several aspects to consider. From where children will live to how to divide property, it can feel as though the tasks involved are never-ending. Often, the aspect that causes the most issues between separating partners is...
What rights do cohabiting couples have?

What rights do cohabiting couples have?

According to a briefing paper published by the House of Commons Library, the number of couples choosing to cohabit (live together) in a stable intimate relationship without getting married or entering a civil partnership – informally referred to as ‘common law...
What “rights” do Fathers have UK?

What “rights” do Fathers have UK?

In the UK, Father’s Day is celebrated in June, which brings to mind whether the law and courts in England and Wales favour one parent over the other. Often, fathers assume that the law has an institutional bias towards mothers. In reality, it is quite the...
What are cohabitation agreements?

What are cohabitation agreements?

It is possible for same-sex couples, as well as heterosexual couples or even friends, to enter into a cohabitation agreement. Typically, cohabitation agreements will set out ownership of existing assets, financial responsibilities and how assets and finances will be...