Civil Partnerships, Cohabitation and Resolution  

Just over five years have elapsed since the passage of a law allowing same-sex marriages in England and Wales. The first ceremonies took place in late March 2014 and constituted something of a milestone, giving gay couples the same legal recognition as their heterosexual counterparts. A significant step on the road to same-sex marriage had, […]

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  Cohabitation and Complication  

For some years now, sociologists, politicians and family lawyers alike have debated about how best to solve the cohabitation conundrum. By that, I’m not talking about the actual formation of settled, domestic relationships by individuals who live together without marrying. Figures published only last month by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) illustrate how such […]

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