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Civil dissolutions rocket as gay couples get the seven year itch

by Wednesday, October 9, 2013

The number of civil partnership dissolutions has rocketed as gay couples reached the seven year itch. The number of gay couples applying for  civil partnership dissolutions leapt by 20 per cent last year (2102), seven years after their controversial introduction in 2005. Overall there were 794 dissolutions in 2012, almost 60 per cent of which were lesbian ...

A guide to getting a Civil Partnership Dissolution

by Monday, September 9, 2013

Civil Partnerships were introduced in The Civil partnerships Act 2004 and the first Civil partnership ceremonies took place on 5th December 2005. The civil partnership was intended to give same sex couples a degree of protection under the law, similar to those afforded by heterosexual couples getting married and was intended to reward  same sex couples ...

The UK is a nation with supportive partners – finds study

by Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Partners provide a vital source of positive emotional support for the vast majority of people in the UK. Nine out of ten people who were married or cohabiting talk to their partner about their worries, according to data from Understanding Society, the world’s largest longitudinal household study of 40,000 UK households. Ninety four per cent ...

UK Dads will lose out from legal aid cuts

by Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Image via Wikipedia Hundreds of men will face false allegations of domestic violence and child abuse because of legal aid reforms, barristers warned today. Under cuts announced by Justice Secretary Ken Clarke, aid for divorce cases will be withdrawn with the exception of those involving accusations of violence and abuse. Peter Lodder, chairman of the Bar Council, ...