Grandmother’s fear of losing home reinforces importance of cohabitation agreements

The news that 69-year-old grandmother Joy Williams who never married her partner of 19 years may lose her £355,000 home as his ex-wife inherited half the property highlights the need for unmarried people who live together to protect themselves.

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Considering cohabitation? Ten key questions to ask yourself

As statistics highlight that cohabitation has soared to a record 6 million people in the UK, many couples planning to live together are unaware that they have few legal rights if the relationship turns sour. Contrary to perception that ‘common … Continue reading

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A civil outcome – why the Lawrence/Gallagher judgment is a landmark

In the last few days a landmark case has concluded in the Court of Appeal – but blink and you might have missed it. The Lawrence/Gallagher case may have briefly hit the headlines before passing quietly into media archives, but the judgment is … Continue reading

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