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Affleck and Garner separation – no prenuptial agreement

It has been reported in the media that Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck have separated after 10 years of marriage. The couple have three children. Media reports claim that the couple did not enter into a Pre-Nuptial Agreement before marrying … Continue reading

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What is the contribution value of a stay-at-home parent in a divorce?

In a recent high profile case, a 63 year old former air hostess was awarded a £14.5m London mansion as part of her divorce settlement following the breakdown in her marriage to her 90 year old Saudi Arabian ex-husband. Their mansion … Continue reading

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“Common Law Spouse” is an Urban Myth – You Need a Cohabitation Agreement

On completing an online application recently for a car insurance quote, I noticed that one of the options for marital status was “Common law spouse”. As a family lawyer I found this a bit disconcerting, because the concept has no legal status in the UK. Unfortunately, this term for a couple who are living together, but are not legally married, seems to be a common misperception of validity. Continue reading

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