Article Tag: Division of assets

Division Of Assets: Is Divorce Law In A State Of Flux?

In any industry it is essential to keep up to date with developments and advising on divorce issues, such as the division of assets, is no different. This month we have seen the introduction of a new form of divorce petition and we all remain watching the case of Owens and Owens, in the London… Read more »

Common Law Marriage Rights: The Common Misconception

In my experience many couples believe that if they live together for some time they are in a common law marriage with the same rights as if they were legally married. This is false as common law marriage has not existed since 1753. In reality cohabitants living together outside marriage are treated in law as… Read more »