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Family Law Solicitors

Civil partnership & co-habitation

The Civil Partnership Act 2004 gave same sex relationships the same legal rights as heterosexual married couples, and also gives them the same financial rights during their lifetime and on death.

We have the experience and expertise to deal with all legal issues surrounding same-sex couples and civil partnerships.


Civil partnerships


We have the expertise in advising couples following the breakdown of their civil partnership. Courts across England and Wales can deal with the dissolution of civil partmerships and specialist advice should be sought.

If your relationship has broken down you can start proceedings for a judicial separation, annulment or dissolution. The process for these is quite similar to that of divorce. For example, the same grounds for an application exist in both divorce proceedings and civil partnership dissolution proceedings, except adultery.

The court also has the range of financial orders available to it, according to the Civil Partnership Act, which are similar to those available in divorce proceedings.

If you are in Bristol, Bath or the surrounding areas call for a  free initial consultation, or email us today.


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