Rachel Macwilliam

Common Law Marriage – Myth-busting

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The term “common law marriage” is often used to describe a relationship between two long term partners who live together but are not married or in a civil partnership. But what does it actually mean in the context of matrimonial law? Well, to put it bluntly, it means nothing. No Such Thing In English law,…

The January Divorce Phenomenon

It is a truth universally acknowledged that January is the busiest month of the year for family lawyers. The festive period, which comes with the pressures of spending increased time with loved ones can often prove too much for a relationship to bear and those cracks which have already begun to appear can no longer…