What is a ‘living with both parents order’?

Going through any relationship breakdown is a very emotional time and agreeing on how and when children spend time with their parents will often be at the forefront of parents’ minds. Understandably parenting when you are no longer in a relationship with the other parent can be challenging. Fortunately, most parents are able to agree

The Grounds for Divorce

The position in England and Wales is that there is only one ground for divorce and that is that there has been an irretrievable breakdown of the marriage under Section 1 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973.  To prove the breakdown, the petitioner at present (until the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill  – the so-called

There’s no such thing as a quick divorce

The subject of divorce is very much under focus at the moment given the second reading of the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill in the House of Commons. However, for the purposes of this article I am going to consider the law as it currently is rather than what it will hopefully be in the

Cohabitation and property: Unmarried co-owners – what documentation should you collate

In previous blogs our specialist cohabitation team have explored the differences between property owners who are married or in a civil partnership and property owners who are not married or in a civil partnership. You can find out more about the key differences in these blogs: In this piece, I felt it would