19th November 2018

Married in all but name

The myth of the ‘common law spouse’ can land the more economically vulnerable partner in difficulties, but there are ways to ensure a fairer outcome in the event of separation.

The myth of the ‘common law spouse’ can land the more economically vulnerable partner in difficulties, but there are ways to ensure a fairer outcome in the event of separation.

In the latest edition of Bath & Wiltshire Parent, family law associate solicitor, Samantha Newton, looks at what non-working parents can do to protect themselves, things to consider when it comes to the family home, cohabitation agreements and newer options on the table, including civil partnerships for all.

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