Common Law Marriage

Common Law Marriage: A Dangerous and Pervasive Myth

James R Brown | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
James R Brown

When an unmarried couple breaks up - no matter how long they've been together - the poorer partner has no entitlement to any financial settlement from their former other half whatsoever.

After Gay Marriage, the Next Step Should Be Heterosexual Partnerships

Natalie Bennett | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Politics
Natalie Bennett

MPs have acknowledged that civil partnerships don't meet all couples' needs - now they need to go a step further, and acknowledge that marriage doesn't meet the needs of all heterosexual couples.