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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The Myths and Facts of Cohabitation: What are your Legal Rights?

November 21, 2018

There are many areas of law where the general public’s understanding of the law has been distorted by years of rumours, or media stories designed to sensationalise actual events. Very few have become as distorted as the myths surround the rights of cohabitees – that is people that live together in a relationship but aren’t married. Here

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Divorce falls by 9.1% – the latest divorce statistics from the ONS

July 4, 2017

In June 2017, the Office of National Statistics published the latest statistics for the number of divorces, dissolutions and annulments of marriage in 2015. Whilst the divorce rate has fallen by 9.1% since the previous year, the numbers once again reveal a growing trend, namely an increase in the number of cohabiting couples and a

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