Unmarried Couples Living Together Need A Cohabitation Agreement To Protect Themselves

17th May 2021
When two people buy a property, a trust is automatically created without them having to do anything. The legal owners hold the property on trust for themselves, whether in equal or unequal shares. The people who stand to benefit from the trust are known as the beneficiaries and have the...

Unmarried Cohabiting Couples Are Left High And Dry By The Law

10th May 2021
If I had a pound for every time an unmarried couple refers to a set period of time they have been living together as a relevant fact in respect of their legal position I could retire   “Common law marriage” “common law husband” or “common law wife” do not exist and...

How To Make Your Divorce Easier For Your Children

4th May 2021
No parent wants to knowingly inflict emotional pain on their children But children aren't daft If things are rocky in your marriage, your children will have already picked up on it. From the way you speak to each other or the things you no longer do as a family etc....

Does Adultery Or Living With A New Partner Affect My Divorce Settlement?

10th April 2021
Many people don't consider that they are committing adultery if they are having a sexual relationship with someone new AFTER they have separated from their spouse This is moral positioning  The legal definition of adultery is: " a married man having sexual intercourse with a woman who is not his wife or a...

7 Things To Consider Before Ending Your Marriage

3rd April 2021
Marriage is the legal union of two adults, two people who start a life together full of teams and aspirations. Sadly, people can end up in marriages that are not as happy as they want them to be. On the surface, you and your partner seem to be doing well...

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