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It may seem far-fetched to suggest that an argument about England winger Raheem Sterling’s performance in the World Cup could set couples on the slippery slope to divorce.   
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A recent Supreme Court ruling will put pressure on the Government to allow heterosexual couples to enter into civil partnerships.
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London is often dubbed the ‘divorce capital of the world’ with stories in the media of high profile cases where the spouse of a wealthy entrepreneur chooses to divorce in the capital.  
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My colleagues and I are increasingly being instructed to advise a spouse or a cohabitee following the death of their partner in circumstances where their partner made a will which did not make any - or any reasonable - financial provision for them. Also, in situations where their spouse or partner died without a will -  and under the intestacy rules there is no automatic right to inherit.
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Media reports that celebrity baker Paul Hollywood and his estranged wife have used social media to indulge in some online taunting, will comes as no surprise to many family lawyers. 
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MPs are calling on the government to introduce legislation that will give grandparents the right to see their grandchildren after a divorce.
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In two previous blogs, my colleagues Nia Jameson  and Christian Butler  have written about what happens to property when married couples or civil partners separate.  In this blog I focus on the property rights of unmarried couples.

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Resolution, the organisation that represents 6,500 family law professionals, is renewing its call to introduce “no fault” divorce as it prepares to intervene in a much-anticipated Supreme Court case next month. 
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In advising farming clients, I frequently encounter business structures, which have unintentional consequences when divorce happens.
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Following the blog from my colleague, Nia Jameson, which dealt with legal rights regarding a jointly owned property, I look at issues when a property is registered in the sole name of one spouse or civil partnership.
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