Unmarried Couples Entitlements and Cohabitation Agreements

Unmarried Couples Entitlements and Cohabitation Agreements

The number of cohabitating families has increased by almost 30% in the last decade, which has led to a rise in complex legal disputes after a break-up. It is a common misconception that cohabitants possess the same legal rights and obligations as a married couple or a...
To blame or not to blame…

To blame or not to blame…

  The September 2017 issue of our newsletter included an article tackling the topic of ‘no-fault’ divorces following the Court of Appeal’s decision in the case Owens v Owens.  One year on, and following Mrs Owen’s dismissed appeal in the Supreme Court, this country’s...
Can I still petition for divorce in England?

Can I still petition for divorce in England?

It has been estimated in reports from the United Nations that approximately 1.3 million people from the UK have moved to live in other countries within the EU.  Of this group, over 300,000 Brits choose to move to Spain, with France and Ireland also over the 100,000...
What happens to my children when I die?

What happens to my children when I die?

This is probably a question we all ask, but for most of us whose children have grown-up and may have their own families it is not normally a question of great concern.  However if you have children who suffer from physical or mental disabilities then this is a really...
International holidays post separation

International holidays post separation

With the summer holidays fast approaching and thoughts turning to sandy beaches and trips away, taking your child on international holidays after the break down of a relationship can raise a number of issues, both on a personal and legal level. Often it is simply a...