In England and Wales, there is no such thing as a common law spouse. It is incredibly important to understand this, and if you are living with your partner but you are not married, then you need to plan accordingly. The law for common law spouses Lots of people assume that if they have been… Read more »
Month: June 2018
What is parental responsibility and do I have it…?
When you have parental responsibility, it means that you have certain legal rights and responsibilities in relation to your child. Not all parents automatically have parental responsibility, but there are various ways to get it. What is parental responsibility? The law defines parental responsibility as ‘all the rights, duties, powers, responsibilities and authority which by… Read more »
Prenuptial Agreements… Do they really work?
Prenuptial agreements are not legally binding in England and Wales. However, as long as a prenup has been properly drawn up and each person sought independent legal advice before signing it, the court may choose to adhere to the terms of the agreement. Will a prenup be enforced? The matter of whether or not a… Read more »