The Bill seeking to provide opposite-sex couples with the legal right to enter into a civil partnership has completed its passage through the House of Commons.
The Supreme Court has ruled in favour of a divorced husband stating that he should not have to increase payments to his ex-wife after she mismanaged her finances following their split.
Unmarried individuals who are living together in the UK need to make sure they have taken appropriate steps to protect their assets in the event of a separation – as such couples have limited legal rights if they decide to split up.
Nobody gets married to the person they love expecting things to go wrong. But unfortunately, 42 per cent of marriages in the UK will end in divorce. With this in mind, it is important to ensure that your hard-earned assets are protected in the event of a relationship breakdown.
A delegation from the family law association Resolution travelled to Westminster yesterday to make their case for MPs to legislate for no-fault divorce.