February 7, 2019

Nearly half the people in England and Wales still believe in ‘common law’ marriage, with many cohabiting couples unaware of the risks they run if their relationship breaks down.

A survey carried out by the National Centre for Social Research and Exeter University found...

September 27, 2018

Few misconceptions about the law have caused as much heartache as the myth of common law marriage.

There are more than three million cohabiting couples in the UK and according to recent research, more than half of them believe they have the same legal rights as married...

November 27, 2017

Our Managing Director, and accredited family law solicitor, Hasan Hadi has called on unmarried couples in London to take action to protect themselves, as they could be vulnerable if the relationship breaks down.

Hasan made the calls as part of a national Cohabitation Aw...

July 5, 2017

Recent statistics released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that the number of unmarried couples moving in together and cohabiting has increased from 1.5 million in 1996 to 3.3 million in 2016. Cohabiting couples now account for over 17.5% of all famili...

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