New Rights for Mixed-Sex Couples

Monday 2nd December 2019 brought with it the option to acquire rights for mixed-sex cohabiting couples. It has long been a concern for many that couples who cohabit (for whatever length of time) do not possess the same rights as married couples, even though living...

“Common Law Marriage” – Does it Exist?

Increasingly more couples are choosing to live together rather than get married.  Recent data from the Office of National Statistics shows that cohabitation has increased by up to 25% over the last decade. Many people believe that if they live with a partner for a...

Cohabitation Awareness Week – Are Your finances At Risk Part 2

Following on from last week’s blog regarding National Cohabitation Awareness Week Dodds solicitors have been very pleased to have been able to raise awareness of some of the difficult situations faced by cohabiting couples. Dodds Solicitors have been able to provide...

Cohabitation Awareness Week -Are your finances at risk?

Thousands of couples in the Leicester and Leicestershire area could be at significant risk financially if their relationship breaks down. However it is possible for cohabitating couples to take action to protect their position. Dodds Solicitors are backing a campaign...

Getting Married Abroad: What To Be Aware Of

An increasing number of couples are slashing their wedding costs by marrying abroad in most cases this can take a lot of stress out of the big day however it is always as well to check all the formalities required in the country where you are intending to tie the...
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