Legal Advice for Relationships

Your FAQs Answered: Property Ownership Disputes

Your FAQs Answered: Property Ownership Disputes

We answer some of the most common questions about property ownership and jointly owned property disputes. My partner and I bought our home jointly. We were never married but have now separated. How much of the property do I own? The beneficial interest in the property...

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Cohabitation disputes: property ownership and rights

Cohabitation disputes: property ownership and rights

What is a cohabitation dispute? Disputes about property ownership can occur in a variety of circumstances. You may be going through a divorce, may have bought property with family and/or friends, you may be contesting a will, or you may have inherited some property....

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Is you marriage a legal sham?

What do you think of when you picture a marriage? A ceremony, a party; living together and maybe having children or buying a house? Would it shock you if, 20 years down the line, it turned out your marriage was, legally, nothing of the sort? This nasty surprise is...

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Open Letter on Rights for Cohabiting Couples

Today is the busiest day of the year for weddings, yet marriage numbers are declining. Currently one in eight adults in England and Wales are cohabiting, a trend steadily increasing since 2002. Society is changing, but sadly the law lags behind. A recent survey showed...

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