Laws Concerning Cohabitation in the UK

Cohabitation can present difficult legal challenges for couples in the UK. Unlike with married couples, there is no single statute that governs the division of financial interest with respect to property when cohabitating couples separate. There is no such thing as a “common law husband and wife”. In order to make a claim against property

Civil Partnerships: The Governing Law in the UK

Civil partnerships in the UK have all the rights and obligations that arise under marriage, so dissolutions of civil partnerships are comparable to matrimonial divorce obligations. However, there are a few differences between marriage and civil partnerships. For example, a civil partnership cannot be entered into on or in religious premises. Additionally, in a civil