It’s Cohabitation Awareness Week!

November 27, 2019

This week (25th – 29th November 2019) marks Resolution’s Cohabitation Awareness Week. The focus of the campaign? To highlight the need for legal reform to provide at least basic rights for cohabiting couples who separate. It comes as no surprise that many couples who cohabit do not realise that they will be treated very differently

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Debunking Cohabitation Myths

August 16, 2017

In this blog, Family Law in Partnership associate Mariko Wilson discusses some commonly held false beliefs regarding the legal rights of cohabiting couples, and the advice practitioners should give clients to protect themselves. There are many areas of law where the public’s understanding has been distorted by rumour or by media reporting designed to sensationalise. One of

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James Pirrie “undoubtedly this country’s expert on child support”

January 27, 2017

Director James Pirrie of Family Law in Partnership was named as “undoubtedly this country’s expert on child support” in this summary of the Family Law Cohabitation Conference (November 2016). The summary first appeared in the January issue of Family Law at [2017] Fam Law 114. Background: Between 1996 and 2016, the Office for National Statistics had reported that

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Debunking cohabitation myths

September 5, 2016

In this blog, Family Law in Partnership associate Mariko Wilson discusses some commonly held false beliefs regarding the legal rights of cohabiting couples, and the advice practitioners should give clients to protect themselves. There are many areas of law where the public’s understanding has been distorted by rumour or by media reporting designed to sensationalise.

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