Article Tag: Civil partnership dissolution

Honesty In Divorce: This Is The Only Policy

In financial proceedings within divorce or dissolution of civil partnership, the court is directed to achieve a fair outcome. This is not based on a set formula but by the court considering all the circumstances of the case. In this discretionary system the courts accept that fairness is an elusive concept, and that what may… Read more »

Civil partnerships – to have and let go?

Civil partnerships were introduced in 2005 to give same-sex couples the same legal rights as married couples. According to figures released today, the number of civil partnerships (between same sex couples) has risen over the last year by some 6.4%. Unfortunately the rise has been more than over-shadowed by the number of dissolutions over the… Read more »