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Civil partnerships update
16
Apr
2019

A welcome change to family law coming in May 2019 will allow mixed-sex couples the option of entering into a civil partnership, instead of a traditional marriage.

National single parent day
21
Mar
2019

One in four children lives with only one parent in the UK. Some parents are single by design, others as a result of relationship breakdown. Whatever your circumstances, here are some important things to think about on National Single Parent Day.

no-fault divorce
25
Feb
2019

The government has announced its commitment to a reform of divorce law, introducing no-fault divorce which hopes to remove the painful battles that couples often face when divorcing. Read the full story here.

Prenups
15
Feb
2019

Valentine’s Day is one of the most popular days to get engaged, but what else should be considered ahead of the big day on top of the venue, photographer and cake? A prenuptial agreement (prenup)?

rights of unmarried couples
14
Feb
2019

With the romance of Valentine’s Day upon us, lots of people will be thinking about embarking on the next stage of their relationship. What are the legal benefits of gettings married and what are the rights of unmarried couples?

Royal-baby-2018
13
Nov
2018

Prince Harry and Meghan have recently announced that they are expecting a royal baby in spring 2019. Lester Aldridge Partner, Joanne Clarke, looks into child custody and access laws.

wealthy parents divorce
9
Nov
2018

When it comes to divorce, financial parental support and the prospect of future inheritance is a more and more prevalent feature in financial disputes.

Civil partnerships
9
Oct
2018

The Prime Minister has recently announced that heterosexual couples will have the choice between marriage and civil partnerships when formalising their relationship – a change some say is long overdue.

no-fault divorce law under consultation
3
Oct
2018

This week the government has announced they intend to reform the current divorce law by launching their consultation for the introduction of a “no-fault” divorce.

Pensions divorce
11
Sep
2018

A recent report suggests a staggering 71% of couples do not discuss pension arrangements during divorce proceedings.