Top 10 family law questions
Members of our Family team have been answering the top ten questions we are asked on divorce, financial settlement, cohabitation and civil partnership, in clear to understand films.
We are committed to helping you resolve issues arising from a relationship breakdown in a constructive, fair and reasonable way. We know that, at a very difficult time in your life, you will value sensitive and sensible advice to assist in achieving the best possible outcome for you.
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1 What are the main grounds for divorce in the UK?
2 How long does a divorce take?
3 In terms of financial settlement, what is fair?
4 Can you get a divorce without having to go to court?
5 How does legal separation work?
6 How do you get your marriage annulled?
7 What are the benefits of a Cohabitation agreement?
8 Do unmarried couples have rights? Is there such a thing as a common law marriage?
9 My partner is the sole owner of our house. Do I have a right to make a financial claim against them if we split up?
10 Can you convert a civil partnership into a marriage?