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9 November 2018 0 Comments Posted in Family, Opinion

Your home in divorce

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It goes without saying that separating from a spouse or civil partner is often a stressful and emotional time. Worrying about how to protect your interest in the family home or your right to remain living there is often a concern of many separating couples. Emma McMorrow from our Family team discusses some of the main points she would advise her clients on.

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5 July 2018 1 Comment Posted in Family, Opinion

Families have changed – why hasn’t the law?

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Cohabitation

To marry or not to marry that is the question? The number of cohabiting couples has doubled in the last 20 years and they are the fastest growing family type in the UK. This fact has been widely acknowledged in the legal industry and the media and is the driver behind the need for legislative reform.

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17 October 2017 0 Comments Posted in Family, Opinion

Post-Nup -“What if?”

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Just like the better known pre-nuptial agreement, a post-nuptial agreement sets out how a couple’s assets are to be distributed in the event of separation. The key difference is that this new agreement can be reached at any time after the couple have married or formed a civil partnership. As with pre-nuptial agreements, whether entering into such an arrangement will cause unnecessary emotional conflict is the age old question of “what if?”

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