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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... Read more

“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... Read more
22nd January 2018

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... Read more
18th January 2018

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... Read more
10th August 2017

Living with extended Family

A growing number of families have more than 2 generations living in the same property especially as it becomes more difficult to obtain mortgages and to get a foot on... Read more
13th July 2016

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... Read more
11th July 2016

When is a marriage not a marriage?

This may seem like an unusual question however some couples who choose to have a religious ceremony at their place of worship may in fact not be legally married if... Read more
29th April 2016

Local Legal Team Supports Local Team

Despite the wind, snow and frost turning us blue, we will, as local Solicitors and Supporters of Leicester City, our local team, be putting a bit of blue in everything... Read more
26th January 2016

Pre-Nuptial Agreements: The Bank Of Mum and Dad

A national newspaper recently reported that an increasing number of couples are entering into Pre-Nuptial or Living Together Agreements to protect their assets if they should separate and it appears... Read more
30th September 2015

Living-Together

It is becoming increasingly more usual for couples to live together rather than get married however the English legal system does not really have a framework that suits couples who... Read more